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Francis Crosby

Francis Crosby, one of 320 convicts transported on the Clyde, 11 March 1863

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Francis Crosby
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1838
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Warwickshire, Birmingham General Quarter Sessions. [Sentence not recorded]. No term entered.
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Clyde
Departure date: 11th March, 1863
Arrival date: 29th May, 1863
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 321 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 536
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

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

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