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William Beacham, one of 264 convicts transported on the Maria Somes, 22 April 1844
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 62
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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D Wong on 21st November, 2013 wrote:
William Beacham was 46 years old and transported for “Stealing Pork”. His occupation was a Labourer/Ploughman.
William was 5’2” tall, ruddy complexion, black hair, whiskers and eyes, illiterate, married with 3 children and his native place was Inshaw near Oxford.
20/8/1846: Emerged from gang.
On his conduct record it states he was again convicted, but no account found.
28/1/1857: Free Certificate.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 21st November, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, date of birth 1778, gender, occupation, crime