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William Bozeat

William Bozeat, one of 270 convicts transported on the Eden, 08 July 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Bozeat
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1788
Occupation: Shepherd
Date of Death: 1867
Age: 79 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Huntingdon Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Eden
Departure date: 8th July, 1840
Arrival date: 18th November, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 270 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 201 (102)
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

Robert Watkin on 28th May, 2013 wrote:

William was aged 51 and married with 6 children when he was convicted.   
He was a Protestant and could not read or write.   
Two of his children William and Thomas later emigrated to NSW in 1851.   
Ticket of Leave given to William on the 30/6/1851  
after serving 10 years and 3 months the balance of  
his sentence, 4 years and 9 months was served on  
the ticket of leave on condition he remain in the  
Bathurst district. While at Bathurst William  
worked as a sheppard.
He was a free man after 30/6/1855 and returned  
to Hail Weston, Huntingdon England.

Convict Changes History

Robert Watkin on 28th May, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1788, date of death 1867, gender, occupation, crime

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