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William Shipley Creswell

William Shipley Creswell, one of 164 convicts transported on the Morley, July 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Shipley Creswell
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1779
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Faculige (felony/false pretences)
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Morley
Departure date: July, 1818
Arrival date: 7th November, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 164 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 59 (31)
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

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

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