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William Coats, one of 270 convicts transported on the Lord Raglan, 03 March 1858
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Cates, Oates, Oats
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||11th July, 1893
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Ancestry. Convicts to Aust. website. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 276
||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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Anonymous on 9th September, 2011 wrote:
This is actually William Oates or Oats my Great Great Great Grandfather. I have copies of his trial records and his daughter Mary married my Great Great Grandfather George Levi also a convict transported to WA. Ironically he was sentenced in Perth Scotland and was transported to Perth WA.
Iris Dunne on 30th May, 2020 wrote:
No. 5047, aged 27, Sentence 10 years, Tried 14 July 1852 in Perth, Scotland for Burglary & Housebreaking
Index: (2 entries)
“Oats Margaret,wife,of Dundee,appd for wfe & chd to come to WA +yr rpt 31.12.1859. They arr per ““Rubens”“. D. 20.2.1857 (sic)”, Trade Labourer, aged 21, Birth year 1831Married
“Oates Margaret wife,of Dundee,appd for wife & chd to come to WA +yr report 31.12.1859. They arr per ““Rubens”“. D. 20.2.1857(sic)”, Trade Labourer, aged 27, Birth year 1831
D Wong on 31st May, 2020 wrote:
William Oats (convict no 5047) - m. Margaret Murray 20.2.1857, Dundee Scotland. After third conviction for housebreaking he was transported for 10 years to WA. Ticket of leave granted 20.12.1858. Wife and daughter joined him in 1860. Occupations included flax hand loom weaver and labourer. Eight children born in WA.
First settled in Guildford, WA.
11/7/1893: William Oates died in Perth, WA.
17/7/1893 The Daily News, Perth, WA:
OATES.—On the 11th July, at his residence, in Moore-street, WILLIAM OATES;
aged 61 years. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing wife and family. 1893.
Convict Changes History
David Wild on 30th May, 2020 made the following changes:
alias1: Cates (alias) (prev. Cates (Alias)), alias2: Oates, alias3: Oats, gender: m
Iris Dunne on 30th May, 2020 made the following changes:
source: Ancestry. Convicts to Aust. website. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 276 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 276),
David Wild on 31st May, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1825 (prev. 1831)
D Wong on 31st May, 2020 made the following changes:
date of death: 11th July, 1893 (prev. 0000)