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William Churchward

William Churchward, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Churchward
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 18th May, 1829
Age: 33 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: No details
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 27th October, 1819
Arrival date: 5th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 258
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th October, 2020 wrote:

1820 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents,

Name: William Churchward
Age: 23
Date of Conviction: 12 Aug 1819
Place of Conviction: Surrey
Est. Birth Year: abt 1796
Vessel: Coromandel - 4 Apr 1820
Trade or calling; House Ca??
Height; 5 ft. 6 1/2
Complexion; Fair Pale
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Hazel
1820 - On list of convicts disembarked from the “Coromandel” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution
1823 - On lists of convicts employed by William Lawson; from Apr 1820
1824 - Servant to William Lawson. On returns of proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta
Offence; Charged with leaving his Masters farm with out leave. Admonished and returned
1825 - Oct. On lists of convicts employed by William Lawson; from Apr 1820
1825 - General Muster. Convict. Assigned to Mr. Lawson, Parramatta
1828 - Census. Labourer, to Wm. Lawson
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

Name: Wm Churchward
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1796. Age: 33
Date of Death:  18 May 1829
District: Bathurst
Ship; Coromandel

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), date of death: 18th May, 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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