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William Etherington

William Etherington, one of 300 convicts transported on the Aurora, 18 June 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Etherington
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Kent Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Aurora
Departure date: 18th June, 1835
Arrival date: 27th October, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 299 other convicts

References

Primary 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.
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

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

Conduct Record:-
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,
http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-11,206,171,F,58

Description List: Prisoner No.459, aged 19, Trade: Ho. Servt[sic] (House Servant)
http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON18-1-4,222,26,F,43

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

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