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William Dunn

William Dunn, one of 172 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 08 April 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Dunn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 8th April, 1821
Arrival date: 27th July, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 173 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 22. Tasmanian Archives - convicts https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au
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

Nell Murphy on 27th January, 2017 wrote:

William DUNN was convicted at Middlesex, London on 6 Dec 1820 for burglary and stealing a watch. Life sentence. Gaol Report: Has been convicted before. Orderly.
Native Place: London
Father & mother at Brotherton Court, Grosvenor Square. Father a shoemaker.

Aged 20yrs; a shoemaker; Hazel eyes, dk brown hair; 5’3 1/4”

Work services in the Colony of VDL.
Ticket of Leave granted.
1831: Fined for keeping a dog without a licence.
1834: Did not attend monthly muster.
12 Jan 1835: Conditional Pardon approved. No. 660.
18 Dec 1837: Appeared in Supreme Court but acquitted.
3 June 1839: Free Pardon approved. (ref. conduct record)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 27th January, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 22. Tasmanian Archives - convicts https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Num

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