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William Drury, one of 160 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 17 September 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 237(120)
||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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Maureen Withey on 22nd January, 2020 wrote:
List of men sent from England to Port Jackson per Prince Regent (Anderson) to Hobart Town per Castle Forbes.
William Drury, age 18, Comb M. ?, Tried at Warwick, March 1819, Life, native of Warwick.
F. Sean Ryans on 22nd September, 2020 wrote:
William DRURY’s trade is listed as combmaker - Tasmania, Australia, Convict Court and Selected Records, 1800-1899
William DRURY’s sentence con 27 Mar 1819 was originally Death but appears to have been appealed to life and transportation. Once in Van Dieman’s land it appears that the sentence was further reduced to 7 years.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 22nd January, 2020 made the following changes:
F. Sean Ryans on 22nd September, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, occupation, crime
Iris Dunne on 22nd September, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000)