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William Fenton

William Fenton, one of 160 convicts transported on the Richmond, November 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Fenton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Errand boy
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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Warwick Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Richmond
Departure date: 27th November, 1821
Arrival date: 30th April, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 127 (65)
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 3rd July, 2021 wrote:

Tasmanian Records.
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON23-1-1  F 179 to 209.
William Fenton, height, 4 ft 10; dark brown hair, lt hazel eyes, age 16, Errand boy; Tried Warwick 30 April 1821, 7 years. Per Richmond 1822, native of Birmingham. Scar on left eye brow, anchor on left arm.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 3rd July, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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