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William Bird, one of 238 convicts transported on the Lord Petre, 03 July 1843
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 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 358
||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 17th July, 2018 wrote:
16/4/1842 Warwick and Warwickshire Advertiser Warwickshire, England:
15 years - William Bird and Mary Cavin, for violently assaulting Edward Mayner and robbing him of £1. 18s. and an apron.
Mary Cavin arrived VDL per ‘Garland Grove 1843’.
William Bird was 22 years old on arrival in VDL - he was 5’5¼” tall, sallow complexion, black hair and whiskers, dark hazel eyes, was literate, scar on front of head, arms slightly freckled, seven blue dots on left arm, 3 moles left arm, small blue mark on left thumb, scars on both shins.
Occupation: Spectacle maker.
10/11/1844: Released from 1st Stage of Probation.
22/2/1845: Was a Constable at Hobart.
11/3/1851: TOL revoked for being absent from muster.
22/7/1851: TOL restored.
20/7/1852: CP approved.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 17th July, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1821 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime