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William Constantine

William Constantine, one of 230 convicts transported on the Woodbridge, 10 October 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Constantine
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Pocket picking
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Woodbridge
Departure date: 10th October, 1839
Arrival date: 26th February, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 229 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 102. Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-51,345,76,F,60.
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

Sheila Harris on 27th July, 2014 wrote:

he was aged 21 according to the court records and he stole a handkerchief value 4s

Lenice Carr on 25th July, 2016 wrote:

Convict # 11913. He was one of the 80 convicts from ‘Woodbridge’ (arr. Sydney 26 Feb 1840) who was transferred to Norfolk Island on “Augusta Jessie” on 13 Mar 1840, shortly after arriving in N.S.W. He was at Norfolk Island until 1844, then was transferred to Van Diemens Land on “Maitland” (holding a Probationary Pass Class 3).
He was granted freedom on full servitude on or about 26 Mar 1849.
He departed from Tasmania in 1851 on “Shamrock”, arriving Melbourne on 12 Dec 1851.

Nell Murphy on 21st September, 2016 wrote:

Native place - Whitechapel, London (ref. Convict Indent record)
Mother - Sarah, at St. Mary .....
Sister - Sarah, at St. Mary .....

Sheila Harris on 5th September, 2017 wrote:

His Parents were Thomas and Sarah Yearley

Sarah Constantine (X) widow of Thomas Constantine that she married 20 Oct 1816 at St George in the East and Mary Elizabeth is her daughter. Her husband’s father rented and occupied apartments in Buckle St. 29 years ago at 8s p.w. and stayed 8-9 years and in Jul 1833 removed by order from All Hallows London Wall. 16 Mar 1837.
[St Botolph Aldgate, Entry No 4289; GL Ms 2665/3]

Convict Changes History

Sheila Harris on 27th July, 2014 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

Lenice Carr on 25th July, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), occupation

Nell Murphy on 21st September, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 102. Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-51,345,76,F,60. (prev. Australian Joint Cop

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