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William Drury

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Drury
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Warwick
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Castle Forbes
Departure date: 3rd October, 1819
Arrival date: 4th March, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 29 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 2nd August, 2017 wrote:

William DRURY was convicted at Warwick in March 1819. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Castle Forbes’ arriving 1820.

29 Nov 1825: Boat’s Crew - charged with stealing a bale of clothing, the property of the Govt.
13 Nov 1826: Port Arthur Penal Settlement - found in a disorderly house. Dismissed.
13 Jan 1827: Prison Barracks - Disobedience of orders. Chain Gang 14 days.

1 July 1836: Conditional Pardon approved. No. 887.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 2nd August, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Drury, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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