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William Evans

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Evans
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1750
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 30th May, 1788
Age: 38 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to unknown

Crime: Stealing a horse
Convicted at: Salop Shrewsbury Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: unknown
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 21st January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 103 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 wrote:

William Evans was tried at Shrewsbury, Shropshire on 12 March 1785 for stealing livestock (a horse) with a value of 100 shillings. He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years having been originally sentenced to death, and left England on the Friendship aged about 37 at that time (May 1787). He died in 1788

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, source, date of birth 1750, date of death 30th May, 1788, gender, crime

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