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William Fair, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 13 July 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 115 (60). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Nell Murphy on 8th August, 2016 wrote:
William FAIR was convicted at Hertford on 8 Dec 1828 for stealing 3 handkerchiefs. Convicted before. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Surrey’ arriving Dec 1829.
Single man; aged 22yrs; 5’6 1/2”.
Native Place - Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England.
Assignments in Colony.
Launceston 1832: Drunk & disorderly. 50 lashes.
1836: Absent without leave. To be confined in a cell, on bread & water, 1 week.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 8th August, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 115 (60). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 115 (60