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William (the Younger) Biggs

William Biggs (The younger), one of 160 convicts transported on the Surrey, 02 October 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William (the Younger) Biggs
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 2nd October, 1822
Arrival date: 4th March, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 228
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 18th April, 2019 wrote:

Committed to Fisherton Gaol: - Jas. Doggett, James Grist, William Timbury, and William Biggs, all of Bradford, labourers, charged with having, on Wednesday the ? instant, stopped William Lemmell on the highway the parish of Bradford, and forcibly taken from him one pair of shoes and one pair of women’s boots, his property.
Salisbury and Winchester Journal,  13 May 1822

The following were convicted and sentenced as under: Death. - James Doggett, James Grist, William Timbury and Wm. Biggs, for robbing Wm. Lennell? of a pair of shoes and a pair of boots, near Bradford – … ( All the above culprits have been reprieved).
Salisbury and Winchester Journal,  29 July 1822

All four were transported on the Surry or Surrey.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 18th April, 2019 made the following changes:

firstname: William (the Younger) (prev. William (The younger))

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