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William Campbell

William Campbell, one of 262 convicts transported on the Clara, 19 March 1857

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Campbell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Baker
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 15 years

Crime: Theft of hankerchief
Convicted at: Scotland. Glasgow Court of Justiciary Glasgow
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Clara
Departure date: 19th March, 1857
Arrival date: 3rd July, 1857
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 261 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 226
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

Elisabeth Dempsey on 14th October, 2016 wrote:

William was a repeat offender before being transported. It appears he did not re-offend once in West Australia. He received his ticket of leave in January 1860, worked as a baker, married in February 1860 he and his wife Harriet Grace McDermott Stutchbury had 4 sons and 3 daughters.

Convict Changes History

Elisabeth Dempsey on 14th October, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

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