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William Etherington, one of 300 convicts transported on the Aurora, 18 June 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 93 (49). Linc, Conduct Record (CON31-1-11) and Description List (CON18-1-4). Ancestry.
||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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Kelly Smith on 19th July, 2018 wrote:
He was Convicted of Stealing 2 Geese and a Turkey, He also stole a Lemon - 2 yrs earlier, and a Wheel of Cheese
Iris Dunne on 19th July, 2018 wrote:
Death date Kelly Smith stated was 1816 has to be incorrect - possibly meant to be Date of Birth
Convicted Date: 7 April 1835, Transported for Stealing 2 Geese and 1 turkey, twice convicted of felony, Single, Native Place: Eastfield, Once for Shoplifting 1 month, again 12 months, for a similar offence,
Description List: Prisoner No.459, aged 19, Trade: Ho. Servt[sic] (House Servant)
Eastfield is a possible mis-spelling of Isfield as per Kelly Rogers Family Tree on Ancestry - Baptism with brother in Isfield, Sussex, England
Convict Changes History
Kelly Smith on 19th July, 2018 made the following changes:
date of death: 1816 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime
Iris Dunne on 19th July, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 93 (49). Linc, Conduct Record (CON31-1-11) and Description List (CON18-1-4). Ancestry. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Cla