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William Buckley

William Buckley, one of 200 convicts transported on the Tottenham, January 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Buckley
Aliases: Wild White Man
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1780
Occupation: Artist
Date of Death: 1856
Age: 76 years

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 14 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Leicester Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Tottenham
Departure date: January, 1818
Arrival date: 14th October, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 5 (4)
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

Calum Neill on 15th May, 2012 wrote:

Nicknamed,“Wild White Man.
Born at Marton,near Macclesfield, Cheshire, England. 20 lb

Convict Changes History

Calum Neill on 15th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1780-00-00, date of death 1856-00-00, gender m

Alexandru Man on 6th June, 2016 made the following changes:


Alexandru Man on 7th June, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Wild White Man

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