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William Shipley Creswell
William Shipley Creswell, one of 164 convicts transported on the Morley, July 1818
Name, Aliases & Gender
||William Shipley Creswell
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 59 (31)
||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 10th September, 2020 wrote:
Kentish Weekly Post or Canterbury Journal Kent, England
31 Mar 1818:
William Creswell, for personating the name of Joseph Walker.___Death___Reprieved.
** Please note: There was a William Shipley on the Morley 1829 **
William Shipley Creswell was listed as 39 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Northumberland.
Occupation: Clerk in the Navy.
William was 5’8” tall, fair ruddy complexion, sandy hair, grey eyes.
Colonial Secretary Index:
CRESSWELL, William Shipley. Per “Morley”, 1818
1818 Nov 17: On list of convicts disembarked from the “Morley” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3499 p.147)
1822: Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3215; 4/1864 p.98)
1823 Jan 31: On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.21)
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 10th September, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1779 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime