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William Crowhurst, one of 204 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 29 March 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
29th March, 1824
21st July, 1824
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 203 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 128
||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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Maureen Withey on 25th July, 2019 wrote:
Hobart Town Gazette, 4 Mar 1825
William Crowhurst, 621, 5 ft. 5 in. brown hair, blue eyes, 40 years of age, farmer’s labourer, tried at Kent, July 31,1823, sentence life, arrived in this Colony per Phoenix (2d) 1824, native place Hawling, near Chatham, defective sight, bald top of head, a bird, W. C. right hand, ring pocked on little finger, and finger crippled in the same hand, a mole on right cheek near the mouth, absconded from the Prisoners’ Barracks, Nov. 27,1824.—£2 Reward.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 25th July, 2019 made the following changes: