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William Dore

William Dore, one of 260 convicts transported on the Merchantman, 29 June 1864

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Dore
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1834
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Robbery with violence
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes Taunton
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Merchantman
Departure date: 29th June, 1864
Arrival date: 12th September, 1864
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 260 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 52
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

Ann Marie Gould on 18th February, 2020 wrote:

Dorset County Chronicle 25 December 1862 -

William Dore,28 and John Leaver, 21, Labourers charged with assaulting and robbing Joseph Stone of Weston. The Jury acquitted Leaver. Dore had previously undergone 7 days hard labour, six months imprisonment, and four years penal servitude. For this offence 7 years penal servitude

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 18th February, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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