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William Beaumont, one of 204 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 29 March 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||27th February, 1845
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 134
||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 19th May, 2018 wrote:
15/3/1823 Oxford Journal Oxfordshire, England:
WILTSHIRE ASSIZES—March 11
Moses Ball, aged 13, William Beaumont, aged 15, Win. Crabb, aged 15, and Joseph Crabb, aged 13, for stealing from the person of John Singler, a silver watch, &c.
Moses Ball was on board the Medway and also William Crabb. No ship found for Joseph Crabb.
William Beaumont was listed as 17 years old on arrival - he was born in Bradford. Once in custody for cutting wood out of a field - a very old offender.
William was 5’3½” tall, brown hair, grey eyes, small scar on forehead, scar behing the jaw right side.
Got a brother, 10 years of age, I don’t know where he is, my sister is married to a glazier, lives at Morgan.
1830 Muster: Public Works
1832 Muster: Assigned to Mr. Holliday
1833 Muster: Hospital
1835 Muster: Invalided
27/2/1845: William Beaumont died.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 19th May, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), date of death: 27th February, 1845 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime