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William Fenton

William Fenton, one of 338 convicts transported on the Coromandel and Experiment, November 1803

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Fenton
Aliases: Randal Dalpain
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Coromandel and Experiment
Departure date: November, 1803
Arrival date: 7th May, 1804
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 337 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 360
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

Maureen Withey on 25th September, 2020 wrote:

… and Randal Dalpain, alias William Fenton, all for sheep-stealing; ...
Leeds Intelligencer, 15 March 1802.

Last week the following male convicts left York castle, in order to be delivered board the Hulks, at Langston Harbour, near Portsmouth, viz. ... Richard Wilkinson, James Carrett,  Matthew Noble, William Fenton, William Peele, and John Ashton, transported during the term of their natural lives.
Leeds Intelligencer, 31 May 1802.

Maureen Withey on 25th September, 2020 wrote:

York Assizes ended on Saturday sen’night, when the following prisoners received sentence of death : ... and Randal Dalpain, otherwise William Fenton, of Guisbrough, yeoman, ...
Star (London) 23 March 1802.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 25th September, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Randal Dalpain, gender: m, crime

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