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William Dunning

William Dunning, one of 170 convicts transported on the Neva, 27 July 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Dunning
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Turner and filer
Date of Death: 1836
Age: 35 years

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 7 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Kent Rochester Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Neva
Departure date: 27th July, 1833
Arrival date: 21st November, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 181 (92)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th August, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891

Name: William Dunning
Date: 8 Aug 1836
Place: New South Wales, Australia
Category: Convicts Deaths
Title: Death Register, 1828-1879
Volume Number: 4/4549
Ship; Neva.
Place; H M G Hospital Goulburn.
J F Murray
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.
Name; William Dunning
No; 3179 - 51
Age;  32 Est Date of Birth; 1801
Education: Read & Write
Religion; Protestant
Single or Married; Single
Family: -
Native Place: Kent
Calling; Turner & Chair Maker
Offence; House Breaking
Sentence: 7
Date of Trial: 15 October 1832 - Kent
Height; 5 ft. 3 inches
Complexion: Sallow and Pock pitted
Hair: Light Brown
Eyes; Grey
Noted against his name; Died in the General Hospital Goulburn 8 August 1836

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th August, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1836 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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