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William Bleach

William Bleach, one of 160 convicts transported on the Royal George, 22 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Bleach
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: 1839
Age: 42 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 52 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: Sussex Special Session of Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Royal George
Departure date: 22nd August, 1828
Arrival date: 24th December, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 474
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 15th December, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Ship; Royal George - 1828
Indent No; 125
Name; William Bleach
Age; 31 years
Native Place; Sussex
Trade or calling; Farm Servant
Offence; Wagon Robbery
Trial where & Date; Lewis - 18 Dec 1827
Sentence; Life. 2 previous convictions
Height; 5 ft.
Remarks; DIED; in consequence of a fall from his horse - 12 July 1839

1837 - Ticket of leave; 37/78

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register
Name: Wm Bleach. Ship; Royal George.
Date of Death: 12 Jul 1839
District: Killed by a fall from his horse. Goulburn

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 15th December, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1839 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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