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William Boys

William Boys, one of 200 convicts transported on the Tottenham, January 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Boys
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Brickmaker
Date of Death: 5th July, 1856
Age: 60 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Tottenham
Departure date: January, 1818
Arrival date: 14th October, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 6
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

Rhonda Polllard on 25th July, 2012 wrote:

name (boys, boyce) and also on the 3 April 1830 murder a man Mr John Baker Parramatta Road NSW when found in bed with his wife maria boyce (ne bennett) sentence 7 years and got certificate of freedom 1837 his wife maria boyce died in 1831 she was also sentence to seven years and later married agnes mclean

Convict Changes History

Rhonda Polllard on 25th July, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1796-00-00, date of death 1856-07-05, gender m

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