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William Edward Beard
William Edward Beard, one of 200 convicts transported on the China, 03 January 1846
Name, Aliases & Gender
||William Edward Beard
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||2nd May, 1816
|Date of Death:
||27th June, 1887
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Central Criminal Court
3rd January, 1846
16th May, 1846
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 2
||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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Ian Beard on 11th July, 2014 wrote:
Originally sent to Norfolk Island, arrived 16 May 1846. Transferred to Cascades Probation Station, 21 May 1847. Employed, 1 Sep 1849 by Doctor(later Sir)James Willson Agnew, House Surgeon, at Her Majesty’s General Hospital, Hobart as a carpenter. Granted Ticket of Leave, 25 October 1853. Married Mary Ann Jane Warrant, 9 Jan 1854. Granted Unconditional Pardon, 14 Aug 1855. Served as Police Constable 1865-1870
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 14th January, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1816-05-02, date of death 1887-06-27, gender m
Ian Beard on 11th July, 2014 made the following changes: