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William Brunsden

William Brunsden, one of 200 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 20 May 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Brunsden
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Wilts Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Norfolk
Departure date: 20th May, 1829
Arrival date: 27th August, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 70
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

Dennis Nightingale on 22nd June, 2015 wrote:

142656 Brinsden (Brunsden) William - Norfolk 1829 1841 24 April Newcastle SH.
  Ticket of leave cancelled for imposition in fabricating a letter purporting to announce the death of his wife in England with a view to re-marry in this Colony.

Dennis Nightingale on 22nd June, 2015 wrote:

168007 Brunsden William - Norfolk 1829.
  1829 State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Title: Bound manuscript indents, 1788-1842; Item: [4/4014]; Microfiche: 672.
  Dairyman age 26 from Wiltshire. Married with 4 children. Tried in Salisbury 19 July 1828 and sentenced to transportation for life for sheep stealing. Assigned to J.B. Bettington at Bathurst on arrival.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 22nd June, 2015 made the following changes:

gender: m

Dennis Nightingale on 22nd June, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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