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William Coble, one of 300 convicts transported on the Aurora, 03 July 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Wiilliam Covell, William O'neill Coble
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||2nd October, 1808
|Date of Death:
||8th April, 1868
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 154
||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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D Wong on 15th April, 2019 wrote:
30/3/1833 Norfolk Chronicle Norfolk, England:
William Coble, aged 27, charged with having on the 26th of September last, stolen from the person George Scott, of North Walshham, labourer, sixpence half-penny of copper money.__
The prosecutor is a lad who sells oysters, and proved the fact of the money having been taken from him by the prisoner, in which he was corroborted by anogther lad. Guilty. Transportation for life. The prisoner, in 1827, was convicted of house-breaking, and sentenced to death, and his punishment commuted to one year’s imprisonment in the House of Correction, at Swaffham.
Ancestry Convict Indents:
William Coble was listed as 23 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Norfolk.
William was literate, protestant, single, 5’6¼” tall, sallow complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, scar over left eyebrow, A and scar back of left hand, mark of a burn on right instep.
27/9/1842: Married Mary Ann Ditton (25/8/1825-12/9/1893) arrived free per ‘Westminster’ 1838. Married at St Paul’s Church, Cobbitty, NSW.
They had 9 children.
1846: TOL Penrith
8/4/1868: William O’Neill Coble died at Yass, NSW, aged 57. Buried at St Clements Church of England, Yass.
Robert Coble on 6th October, 2019 wrote:
father was Robert Covell from Felmingham in England
William is one off 11 children
Convict Changes History
Gary Coble on 15th April, 2019 made the following changes:
alias1: Wiilliam Covell, date of birth: 2nd October, 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 15th April, 2019 made the following changes:
alias2: William O'neill Coble, date of death: 8th April, 1868 (prev. 0000)