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William Craggs, one of 200 convicts transported on the Ann, August 1809
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||York, West Riding Quarter Sessions
Ann or Anne
27th February, 1810
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/8. Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 431 (215)
||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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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