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William Brown

William Brown, one of 219 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Brown
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1779
Occupation: Dealer
Date of Death: 29th June, 1832
Age: 53 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Ocean
Departure date: August, 1815
Arrival date: 30th January, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 220 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 237 (120)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 31st July, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Name: William Brown
Age: 35
Date of conviction: 30 Nov 1814
Estimated birth year: abt 1779
Vessel: Ocean (1)
Port of Arrival: Sydney
Date of Arrival: 30 Jan 1816
Ticket of Leave: Yes
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Ship; Ocean
Age - 53
Died - Parramatta
Date - 29/06/1832
Remarks: Rev. Marsden
New South Wales, Australia, St. John’s Parramatta, Burials, 1790-1986

Name: William Brown
Age: 53. Birth Year: abt 1779
Burial Date: 29 Jun 1832
Burial Place: Parramatta, Cumberland, New South Wales, Australia
Ship; Ocean.
Profession; Free. Dealer

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 31st July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1779 (prev. 0000), date of death: 29th June, 1832 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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