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William Brooks, one of 200 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 20 May 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Essex Special Session of Gaol Delivery
20th May, 1829
27th August, 1829
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 200 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 61 (33)
||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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Dennis Nightingale on 22nd June, 2015 wrote:
167995 Brooks William - Norfolk 1829.
1829 State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Title: Bound manuscript indents, 1788-1842; Item: [4/4014]; Microfiche: 672.
Fellmonger age 28 from Essex. Married with 2 children. Tried 10 December 1828 and sentenced to transportation for life for stealing oyster. Assigned to James Adair at Patterson’s Plains on arrival.
Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th December, 2020 wrote:
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Height; 5 ft. 7 in
Complexion; Ruddy p.pitted
Date of Certificate; Cond Pardon No; 49/955 Dated 1 June 1849, 38/583
Convict Changes History
Dennis Nightingale on 22nd June, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime