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William Evans, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 168
||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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D Wong on 25th October, 2018 wrote:
William Evans was 20 years old on arrival : Native Place: Birmingham.
William was literate, protestant, single, 5’3” tall, dark ruddy complexion, dark brown hair, dark chestnut eyes, nose thick and a little cocked, two small moles back of left cheek, mark of a severe burn on right jaw and neck, similar mark on stomach and inside lower right arm.
13/7/1853: William Evans, for stealing boots : Scone bench.
27/7/1853 Maitland Mercury, NSW:
William Evans was indicted for stealing two pairs of boots, the property of Joseph Hathrow, at Scone, on the 7th May, 1853.
The prisoner pleaded guilty. He wa sentenced to two years on the roads.
1854: TOL Goulburn
1857: Tried and convicted at Bathurst for shoplifting.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 25th October, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime