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William Booth

William Booth, one of 156 convicts transported on the Speke, 13 December 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Booth
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1779
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Uttering forged notes
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Speke
Departure date: 13th December, 1820
Arrival date: 18th May, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 155 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 423 (213)
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

Tony Beale on 7th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 8/12/1835 Cert no 35/1286 5’ 7” ruddy complexion grey and thin hair blue eyes

1828 census protestant government servant to Cooper of Goulburn Plains

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 7th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1779 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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