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William Bowler

William Bowler, one of 200 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 02 November 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Bowler
Aliases: William Bawler
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 27th September, 1847
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Oxford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Emma Eugenia
Departure date: 2nd November, 1837
Arrival date: 9th February, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 185 (94). The National Archives, UK - Medical Journal by Robert Wylie, surgeon and superintendent - 7 October 1837 to 24 February 1838.
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

Anonymous on 1st August, 2012 wrote:

William Bowler was 5’6" tall, dark complexion and a flat nose.  He was in Moreton Bay.

1846: TOL Moreton Bay.
1847: Convict Death Register - Died at Moreton Bay.

Moggy-Moggy an aboriginal native was indicted with wilful murder, by spearing William on the 21st and inflicting a mortal wound at Pine River.  William languished until th 27th and then died of his injuries. William was working in a saw pit with William Waller, who was also killed.

Moggy-Moggy was later freed as he said it wasn’t him and the interpreter said that the natives all looked alike and it was hard to tell them apart, so he was freed for lack of evidence.

Iris Dunne on 9th December, 2016 wrote:

Folio 1 and Folio 11, case No.15: aged 20, taken ill in Port Jackson, cynanche; put on sick list 14 Feb. 1838, discharged 19 Feb. 1838, well.
Trial Date 27 Feb. 1837

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 1st August, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1847-09-27, gender m

Iris Dunne on 9th December, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 185 (94). The National Archives, UK - Medical Journal by Robert Wylie, surgeon and superintendent - 7 October 1837 to 24 February 1838. (prev. Austr

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