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William Downes, one of 350 convicts transported on the Neptune, 04 October 1837
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Chester Quarter Session
4th October, 1837
18th January, 1838
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 357 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 161 (82)
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 3rd April, 2022 wrote:
1839 - Burials in Evandale - 1839
No; 14. Name; William Downes. Abode; Clarendon
When buried; 28 May
Age; 26 years
Ship’s Name; Neptune. Quality or profession. Convict
1839 - 27 May. Inquest.
Assigned; to James Cox
Drowned in a state of intoxication
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 3rd April, 2022 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1839 (prev. 0000), gender: m