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William Dunshea

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Dunshea
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: 1838
Age: 44 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a pig
Convicted at: Ireland, Antrim
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Martha
Departure date: 18th August, 1818
Arrival date: 30th December, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 173 other convicts

References

Primary source: State Records and Archives New South Wales
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Community Contributions

Sharna Reece on 11th June, 2019 wrote:

William was convicted in Lisbon Antrim Ireland for stealing 2 pigs and sentenced to 7 years in Van Demons Land. His wife and eldest child were later taken to be with him in Australia at the Governments expense.

Convict Changes History

Sharna Reece on 11th June, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: State Records and Archives New South Wales (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Dunshea, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1794, date of death: 1838, gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 12th June, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at

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