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William Dunn

William Dunn, one of 350 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 25 June 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Dunn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Groom
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 15 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Devon Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 25th June, 1838
Arrival date: 26th October, 1838
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 349 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 284. Tasmanian Archives. UK Prison Hulk Register (HO9/12).
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 10th September, 2017 wrote:

William DUNN was convicted at Devon, England on 17 March 1838 for burglary - housebreaking at Launceston, England. Gaol Report: Previously convicted and known “bad character”. 15 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Coromandel’ arriving 25 Oct 1838.

Single man; aged 22 yrs; labourer & groom; 5’8” height.
Native place of birth: Somerset, England.

VDL:
Assigned to work services. Several records of misconduct and punishments. Last notation 1846.

Iris Dunne on 7th December, 2018 wrote:

Prison Hulk Ship Ganymede moored at Chatham and Woolwich, Received 9 April 1838, aged 23, convicted 17 March 1838 in Exeter, Trade: Groom, Offence: Burglary

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 10th September, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 284. Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 284), date of birth:

Iris Dunne on 7th December, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 284. Tasmanian Archives. UK Prison Hulk Register (HO9/12). (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11,

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