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William Buncombe, one of 292 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 16 April 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 413 (209)
||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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Ann Marie Gould on 8th March, 2020 wrote:
Stole a table cloth. This was his second transportation sentence
D Wong on 9th March, 2020 wrote:
William Buncombe was listed as 60 years old on arrival.
Place of Birth: Taunton.
Previous convictions: for harness transported 7 yrs in 1841, served 4 yrs at bermuda.
William was literate, 5’5” tall, fresh complexion, black hair and whiskers, dark eyes, deeply pockmarked, arms hairy.
Wife: Jane, died since my conviction.
Brothers: Samuel, John, Edward.
Sisters: Betsey, Sarah, Ann - at native place:
3/6/1858: Burglary in the dwelling of henry elliott and stealing 18 qts. ale value: 35/- his property.
Guilty.—-Sentenced to penal servitude for four years.
29/8/1867: Working as a groom, Hobart.
Convict Changes History
Ann Marie Gould on 8th March, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), crime
D Wong on 9th March, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1791 (prev. 1795), gender: m, occupation, crime