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William Muire Eagle

Wm Muire Eagle, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Muire Eagle
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Soldier/tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Desertion from army
Convicted at: London, Kings Mews Court Martial
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 263 (132)
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

D Wong on 11th March, 2013 wrote:

Willaim was aged 29 and his native place was Suffolk.

29/8/1832: Asigned to T W M Winder at Windermere.
1836: TOL Maitland - Described as a Factory Boy
1837: Employed by W C Wentworth (free) Maitland.

29/12/1838: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 11th March, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1802, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 11th March, 2013 made the following changes:

firstname William Muire (prev. Wm Muire)

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