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William Dabster, one of 500 convicts transported on the Anson, 23 September 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 456
||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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D Wong on 29th March, 2017 wrote:
JOHN FOOT, EDWARD MORRIS, WILLIAM DABSTER, Theft > simple larceny, 12th June 1843.
Offence: Theft > simple larceny
Verdict: Guilty > no_subcategory; Guilty >
JOHN FOOT, EDWARD MORRIS, and WILLIAM DABSTER, were indicted for stealing, on the 13th of May, 4 metal cocks, value 6s., the goods of Simon Press.
FOOT*— GUILTY . Aged 14. (**Barossa 1844**)
MORRIS*— GUILTY . Aged 14. (**Pestonjee Bomangee 1845**)
DABSTER*— GUILTY . Aged 17.
Transported for Seven Years.—Convict Ship.
William Dabster was 17 years old on arrival in VDL. He was born in Newport Pagnel, Bucks.
William was 5’2 1/2” tall, fair complexion, dark brown hair, light brown eyes, could read and write, single.
Father: Thomas at native place
Brothers: William, Thomas,
Sisters: Mary, Sarah.
12/6/1850: Free Certificate.
No further mentions of William found.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 29th March, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1826 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime