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William Bryce

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Bryce
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1771
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Gloucester
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 21st January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 103 other convicts


Primary source: http://www.firstlanding.com.au
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Community Contributions

Eric Harry Daly on 11th January, 2013 wrote:

William Bryce was tried at Gloucester, Gloucestershire on 11 February 1785 for stealing a looking glass of unknown value. He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years and left England on the Friendship aged about 16 at that time (May 1787). His occupation was listed as None
Report from Dunkirk hulk was “tolerably decent and orderly”.

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 11th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1771, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Eric Harry Daly on 11th January, 2013 made the following changes:


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