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William Camp

William Camp, one of 369 convicts transported on the Dromedary, 11 September 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Camp
Aliases: Camps
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1779
Occupation: Farm labourer
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 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Dromedary
Departure date: 11th September, 1819
Arrival date: 10th January, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 369 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 204
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

D Wong on 4th September, 2014 wrote:

William Camp was 40 years old on arrival in VDL.

William was 5’6” tall, grey eyes, brown hair.

18/11/1826 Hobart Gazette, TOL

1/3/1833: Hobart Town Courier - Certificate.

Conduct record was empty.

1832: Married Frances Fretwell ((America 1830).

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th September, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: Camps, date of birth: 1779 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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