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William Crowsher, one of 192 convicts transported on the William Miles, 15 March 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||26th July, 1828
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 351 (177). Tasmanian Archives, Conduct Record (CON31-1-6, Image 294)& Description List (CON18-1-21, Image 50). UK Royal Navy Medical Journals (TNA; Ref.No.: ADM 101/75/1). UK Prison Hulk Register (HO9/4)
||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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M Ee on 1st December, 2018 wrote:
Died of diarrhoea/spasmi aboard the William Miles on 26 July 1828, enroute to Van Diemen’s Land (Source: Surgeon’s Journal, 17 March to 23 August 18282, E. Johnston, Surgeon).
Iris Dunne on 5th December, 2018 wrote:
Prison Hulk Ship Justitia moored at Woolwich, received 17 September 1827, Convicted 2 August 1827, No.2318, aged 44, Offence: Sheep stealing,
Medical Journal: Aged 44, Ship William Miles, Treatment: 15th July 1828 “Complains of great debility and frequent stools….skin cold with a slight clammy perspiration, has suffered before from Diarrhoea and Dyspepsy…..icchymoses over his body, gums spongy and bleeds frequently…..”; 19th July “Continues to improve, stools are regular and appetite much better”; 21st “still improving and appears to gain strength….”; 22 July “...is free from pain…”; 24th July “...complains much of something having lodged in the asophogus…”; 26 July “6pm…suddenly attacked with a spasm and almost instantly expired. Post Mortem. Thorax, a very small enlargement at the root of the aorta, heart…”
Conduct Record: William Crawsher, Transported for Sheep Stealing, Died at Sea 26th July 1828
Description List: Only William Crowsher, No.867, Died at sea 26 July 1828
Convict Changes History
M Ee on 1st December, 2018 made the following changes:
date of death: 26th July, 1828 (prev. 0000)
Iris Dunne on 1st December, 2018 made the following changes:
Iris Dunne on 5th December, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 351 (177). Tasmanian Archives, Conduct Record (CON31-1-6, Image 294)& Description List (CON18-1-21, Image 50). UK Royal Navy Medical Journals (TNA; Ref