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life span was 56 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Mauritius, Port Louis General Court Martial
19th November, 1837
1st February, 1838
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 14 other convicts
||Australia Convict Printed Indentures (1838)
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Wendy Smith on 19th May, 2020 wrote:
The Patriot Convict Indentures state that William Eastwood was 21 years old. He could read; religion Protestant; status single and a native of Blackburne (Spelling on Indentures), Lancashire. His trade was farm labourer, groom and soldier in 35 Regiment. He was convicted of refusing to undergo a sentence of 12 months hard labourer on bread and water at Mauritius General Court Martial on 20 September 1837 and convicted to 14 years transportation. He had prior convictions for which he served 14 days, 20 days cells, 14 days cells and 4 other punishments. Physical attributes - Height 5 feet 5 1/2 inches; complexion fair ruddy and a little freckled; hair brown and eyes hazel.
Transport number: 8. Prisoner number 38-205.
Convict Changes History
Wendy Smith on 19th May, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 14 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures (1838) (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Eastwood, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1811, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime