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William Drage, one of 180 convicts transported on the Chapman, 06 April 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
6th April, 1824
27th July, 1824
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 179 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 141 (72)
||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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Zac Coppleman on 21st October, 2012 wrote:
Worked under the employ of William Effingham Lawrence, overseen by Robert William Lawrence, Tasmania’s first Botanist, at ‘Vermont’, near Launceston.
S SKINNER on 1st June, 2014 wrote:
D Wong on 7th June, 2014 wrote:
William Drage was convicted and transported, along with Samuel Rainbird for stealing deer.
William was 25 years old on arrival in VDL. He was 5’6” tall, hazel eyes, dark brown hair, scar under left side of cheekbone.
No date of death or other info found.
Convict Changes History
Zac Coppleman on 21st October, 2012 made the following changes:
S SKINNER on 1st June, 2014 made the following changes:
D Wong on 7th June, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), occupation