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William Crabb, one of 172 convicts transported on the Medway, 28 July 1825
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 292
||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 19th May, 2018 wrote:
15/3/1823 Oxford Journal Oxfordshire, England:
WILTSHIRE ASSIZES—March 11
Moses Ball, aged 13, William Beaumont, aged 15, Win. Crabb, aged 15, and Joseph Crabb, aged 13, for stealing from the person of John Singler, a silver watch, &c.
Moses Ball was on board the Medway and William Beaumont arrived per ‘Phoenix 1824’ to VDL. No ship found for Joseph Crabb.
William Crabb was listed as being 17 years old on arrival - he was born in Bradford.
William was 4’10½” tall, dark brown hair, dark hazel eyes, scar on right breast, single.
1830/32: Musters: Assigned to Jr. J. A. Eddie
1833/35 Musters: TOL
15/6/1842: Free Pardon.
6/1/1852: Steerage passenger Launceston to Melbourne per ‘Sea Witch’ - ship to colony: Medway.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 19th May, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime