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William Crompton

William Crompton, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Crompton
Aliases: Robinson (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 13th April, 1829
Age: 25 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 22nd March, 1827
Arrival date: 25th July, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 113 (58)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register,

Name; William Crompton
Ship. Guildford 7
Amount; . £.  13. Shillings 6. Pence. Deposited in the Savings Bank of New South Wales

Died; 13 April 1829

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Name: Wm Crompton - [Wm Robinson]
Age: 22 [1804]
Date of Conviction: 18 Oct 1826 - Preston
Unable to read or write, Single
Native County; Lancashire
Trade; Labourer
Offence; House Breaking
Trial; Preston - 18 Oct 1826 - 7 years
Height; 5 ft. 7 3/4
Complexion; Sallow
Hair; Brown to Black
Eyes; Dark Hazel

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th December, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Robinson (alias) (prev. Robinson (Alias)), date of death: 13th April, 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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