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William Burgess, one of 300 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 30 June 1845
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
||Berks, Newbury Boro' Quarter Sessions
30th June, 1845
15th October, 1845
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 298 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 315 (159)
||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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Nick Young on 12th May, 2013 wrote:
The Reading Mercury, Saturday 12 April 1845, reports the Quarter Sessions taking place 11th April 1845. He had stolen a gown from the shop of Mr Shrimpton in Northbrook Street, Newbury, Berks. This he did with another man, Joseph Palmer. However William having more than one conviction against him was sentenced to transportation.
Convict Changes History
Nick Young on 12th May, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1824, gender, crime