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William Burman

William Burman, one of 280 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 04 July 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Burman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Basketmaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Norfolk Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Kennaway
Departure date: 27th October, 1834
Arrival date: 13th February, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 314 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 393 (198)
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

Dianne Jones on 3rd March, 2021 wrote:

NATIVE PLACE: Downham Market, Norfolk. He was single.

CRIME: Breaking into a shop and stealing loaves and copper money. He had a previous conviction for shop breaking.

1841: Received his Free Certificate (see https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-5$init=CON31-1-5p175).

Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 3rd March, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

Dianne Jones on 3rd March, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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