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William (the Younger) Curtis
William Curtis (The younger), one of 190 convicts transported on the Guilford [Guildford], 12 May 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
||William (the Younger) Curtis
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
* Arrival date is estimated
||Wilts. Quarter Sessions
12th May, 1820
12th January, 1821
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 183 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 313 (158)
||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 7th July, 2019 wrote:
The quarter sessions of the peace for this county commenced at Devizes on Tuesday last. ...There were seventy prisoners on the calendar for trial: the following were convicted, and sentenced as under: James Batten, for stealing from a boat on the Kennet and Avon Canal, a towing line and basket; and Wm. Curtis and James Neale, for breaking into a barn of Isaac Manning, Sherston Magna, and stealing ten bushels of wheat; seven years transportation.
Salisbury Journal, 17 Jan 1820
The above three convicts all were transported on Guildford
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 7th July, 2019 made the following changes:
firstname: William (the Younger) (prev. William (The younger)), gender: m