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William Craven, one of 160 convicts transported on the Competitor, 18 March 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||7th January, 1826
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 7 (5)
||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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Robyn Everist on 27th July, 2019 wrote:
Transcription of convict record:
Gaol report: Transported for highway robbery, third conviction.
hulk report: orderly.
Confessed this offence: highway robbery and confined twice in Worcester
1824 - Jan 13 - Mr Roberts - neglect of duty, disobedience of orders, and insolence to his Master - 25 lashes
1824 - Jan 20 - Roberts - repeated insolence and disobedience of orders, returned to prisoner barracks.
1825 - April 9 - neglect of duty - 50 lashes
1825 - July 2 - prisoner barracks, absent all night, from prisoner barracks Wednesday night last: 25 lashes
1825 - July 7 - prisoner barracks - assault and beating Andrew Rhind a prisoner, confined in prisoner barracks, last night in prisoner barracks, 50 lashes and Maria Island.
1825 - Sept 4 - going into the bush and absenting himself from labor; to work in irons
1825 - Sept 19 - stealing flour, the property of the Crown, 50 lashes,
1825 - December 29 - bushranging and robbery,
1826 - Jan 7 - executed for bushranging
Convict Changes History
Robyn Everist on 27th July, 2019 made the following changes:
date of death: 7th January, 1826 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime