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Francis Crosby, one of 320 convicts transported on the Clyde, 11 March 1863
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Warwickshire, Birmingham General Quarter Sessions. [Sentence not recorded]. No term entered.
11th March, 1863
29th May, 1863
|Place of arrival
Travelled with 321 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 536
||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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Andy Crews on 29th October, 2016 wrote:
Francis was sent to Australia after a string of convictions and prison terms in the 1850/60’s. He was a Pearl Button maker in Birmingham UK as were other members of his family. He returned to the UK by 1875 where he married -twice - and had two children. He returned to Australia in 1879 with his family and settled there. I believe he died in 1910.
Convict Changes History
Andy Crews on 29th October, 2016 made the following changes:
term: 7 years, date of birth: 1838 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime