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life span was 56 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
||Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures.
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Wendy Smith on 14th September, 2020 wrote:
The Convict indentures state that William Burgess was 19 years old. He could read and write; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of County Monaghan. His occupation was a cooper’s boy (there is no occupation code for this exact occupation). William was convicted of stealing a watch at Dublin on 1 March 1836 and sentenced to 7 years. He had no prior convictions. Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 4 3/4 inches; complexion freckled; hair sandy flaxen and eyes grey. Transport number 59. Prisoner number 36-1864.
Received ticket of leave in 1841 (number 41/1482).
Received Certificate of Freedom in 1843 (number 43/536).
Convict Changes History
Wendy Smith on 14th September, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Annotated Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Burgess, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1817, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime