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William Beresford, one of 280 convicts transported on the Edwin Fox, 24 August 1858
Name, Aliases & Gender
||William De La Poer Beresford
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||19th May, 1880
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 298
||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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Kathleen Flynn on 9th July, 2019 wrote:
He was a Clergyman in Ireland of Inniscarra Parish 1826-56,mostly absentee rector of St.Senan’s. Defrocked by the Archbishop of Dublin 1856. His life sentence was commuted in 1862. he was one of the founders of The Herald, Fremantle 1867. He wrote a noteworthy column in that newspaper under the nom de plume ‘An Old Sandalwood Cutter’.
Convict Changes History
Kathleen Flynn on 9th July, 2019 made the following changes:
alias1: William De La Poer Beresford, date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), date of death: 19th May, 1880 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime