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William Craggs

William Craggs, one of 200 convicts transported on the Ann, August 1809

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Craggs
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1783
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 7 years

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: York, West Riding Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Ann or Anne
Departure date: August, 1809
Arrival date: 27th February, 1810
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/8. Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 431 (215)
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

Signe on 25th August, 2019 wrote:

The York Herald (York, England), Saturday, January 28, 1809: General Quarter Sessions, Doncaster, 18 January 1809. William Craggs and George Gibson, labourers, for stealing 6 pigs, the property of Mrs. Wordsworth of Wadsworth—Guilty. Craggs to be transported seven years, and Gibson to be confined two years in York Castle unless in the [unclear] time he enlists as a soldier to serve in the West Indies.

Iris Dunne on 25th August, 2019 wrote:

Prison Hulk ship Captivity, aged 26, convicted 18 January 1809 in Doncaster, Offence Felony, Received 2 April 1809, sent on board Ann 16 Aug 1809

Convict Changes History

Signe on 25th August, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 25th August, 2019 made the following changes:

source: UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/8. Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 431 (215) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Num

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