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Willaim Bryant

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Willaim Bryant
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1762
Occupation: Fisherman
Date of Death: 1791
Age: 29 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: Obstructing officers of the revenue
Convicted at: Cornwall Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: -
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Place of arrival -
Passenger manifest -
* Arrival date is estimated


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Anonymous on 2nd June, 2012 wrote:

Transported to Australia on the ship "Charlotte"
which was part of the First Fleet. Whilst on broad he met his wife to be Mary Brand/Braund.
After arriving on Botany Bay, William and Mary were one of the first couples to marry in Australia. Mary gave birth to Charlotte her daughter during the voyage to Australia. She gave birth to Williams son, Emanual in 1790. They all escaped from Australia in March 1791, along with seven other convicts, they arrived in Timor after an epic 3,254 mile trip. September 1791, they were arrested and taken to Batavia where William and his Son died. Charlotte also died during this voyage. Mary returned to England and received a pardon and slipped away into obsecurity.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 2nd June, 2012 made the following changes:

new convict, term 7, convicted at 904, occupation 137, crime 49, firstname Willaim, surname Bryant, date of birth 1762-00-00, date of death 1791-00-00, gender m

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