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William Carnall

William Carnall, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 04 April 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Carnall
Aliases: Carnal
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Grinder
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: York, West Riding Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 4th April, 1822
Arrival date: 15th July, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 165 (83)
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

Maureen Withey on 7th July, 2021 wrote:

Sheffield Sessions.
Burgin, Wm. Carnall, and John Shemeld, for stealing a quantity of bread, Shovel, and other articles, the property Wm. Flint, of Sheffield — Burgin and Carnall, to be transported ; Shemeld imprisoned six months.
Sheffield Independent, 27 Oct 1821.


National Archives.  Criminal Patitions.

HO 17/44/411821 Dec 28

Prisoner name: William Carnal (or William Carnall).

Prisoner occupation: Grinder of Sheffield.

Court and date of trial: West Riding of Yorkshire Michaelmas Quarter Sessions, Sheffield, [date not stated].

Crime: Misdemeanour committed on the property of William Flint in Sheffield.

Initial sentence: Seven years transportation.

Annotated (Outcome): Nil.

Petitioner(s): Joseph Carnall, prisoner’s father undersigned by George Carnall, master and five inhabitants of Sheffield.

Grounds for clemency (Petition Details): Previous good character; his contrition.

Additional Information: Held on board Bellerophon convict hulk at Sheerness.


Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 7th July, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Carnal, gender: m, occupation

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