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William Bolton

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Bolton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Baker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Rodney
Departure date: 24th November, 1852
Arrival date: 12th February, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-113,350,22,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 13th May, 2013 wrote:

William Bolton was convicted at Dublin on 11 Feb 1850 for stealing a watch. Prison report: well conducted. 10yr sentence.

Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rodney’, arriving 12.02.1853.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 13th May, 2013 wrote:

Married man, 3 children.  Baker; aged 40yrs; 5’4 1/2”; sallow complexion; dk hair, nearly bald; hazel eyes; can read & write; Church of England.

Native Place: Co. Wicklow, Ireland.

18mths Probation.
Clear conduct record.

1854: New Town (nr Hobart)

Ticket of Leave 19/09/1854

Conditional Pardon 17/07/1855

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 13th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 10 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1813, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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