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William Dunn

William Dunn, one of 160 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 01 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Dunn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Labourer
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 14 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Devon Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Sir Charles Forbes
Departure date: 1st April, 1830
Arrival date: 27th July, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 289 (147). 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 Devon on 10 Aug 1829 for housebreaking. 14yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Sir Charles Forbes’ arriving 26 July 1830.

Single man; aged 21yrs; labourer; 5’6”.
Native Place: Birmingham

Assigned to work services in the Colony.
Ticket of Leave granted.
6 Oct 1840: Conditional Pardon approved. No. 2680
16 Sept 1847: Free Certificate

Nell Murphy on 27th January, 2017 wrote:

Departure from VDL:
4 June 1850: William Dunn, passenger on ship ‘Red Rover’ from Launceston to Port Phillip. Free by servitude. Ship to Colony - Sir Charles Forbes. 1 ticket. (ref. 545102)

Convict Changes History

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

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 289 (147). Tasmanian Archives - convicts https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Pi

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