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William Elsegood

William Elsegood, one of 190 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 04 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Elsegood
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: -
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: -
Convicted at: Norfolk Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 4th March, 1828
Arrival date: 14th July, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 324
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 26th October, 2013 wrote:

William Elsegood was 28 years old when convicted of “Shooting with intent to kill”.  He was part of the Costessy poachers gang.

1828: Assigned to Sir John Jamison of Evans, NSW.

4/4/1834: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 26th October, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1798, gender

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