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William Camage

William Camage, one of 320 convicts transported on the John Barry, 12 November 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Camage
Aliases: Carnage
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Miner
Date of Death: 31st December, 1882
Age: 74 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: York. West Riding Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John Barry
Departure date: 12th November, 1838
Arrival date: 22nd March, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 319 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 384
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

Ron Selden on 26th February, 2015 wrote:

Lived in Majors Creek NSW and died in Braidwood NSW. Married Mary Smith.

D Wong on 28th February, 2015 wrote:

1843: TOL - Goulburn - Listed as Carnage.

Married Catherine Smith and had 5 children.
Catherine B22/11/1822 in County Cavan, Ireland - Died 17/4/1877 at Braidwood.

Convict Changes History

Ron Selden on 26th February, 2015 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

D Wong on 28th February, 2015 made the following changes:

alias1: Carnage, date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 31st December, 1882 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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