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William Dunn, one of 204 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 28 March 1848
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Middlesex. Clerkenwell Sessions
28th March, 1848
14th July, 1848
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land from Bermuda
Travelled with 204 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 287 (145). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Nell Murphy on 11th September, 2017 wrote:
William DUNN was convicted at Middlesex, London on 11 Feb 1845 for stealing - a knife and a pencil case. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Bangalore’ arriving 14 July 1848.
Married man, widower, 1 child. Stated his wife died when he was living in a hotel in Galway.
A butler & gent’s servant; aged 30 yrs; Roman Catholic; can read & write; dk brown hair; reddish whiskers; Hazel eyes.
Native place of birth: Co. Galway, Ireland.
Brother - John, in America.
Sister - Martha, at native place.
Granted a Ticket of Leave upon arrival.
Clear Conduct Record.
25 March 1851: Conditional Pardon approved.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 11th September, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 287 (145). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 287