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William Fisher, one of 200 convicts transported on the Sir William Bensley, 09 October 1816
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||21st September, 1843
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 295 (149). NSW Statet Records, Convict Index-CP [4/4430; Reel 774 Page 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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Suzan M Buckley on 4th May, 2013 wrote:
At the time of his death, William was the Poundkeeper at Braidwood, and he was buried in the Braidwood Church of England Cemetery.
Iris Dunne on 1st February, 2017 wrote:
Conditional Pardon dated 25 October 1821
Married Frances nee Bollard (born January 1799 England, death 2 July 1860 Braidwood, NSW) on 24 June 1822 and had a daughter Charlotte May nee Fisher
Maureen Withey on 11th July, 2020 wrote:
https://www.paperturn-view.com/nsw-state-archives/1828-census-2-of-6-nrs1272-sz-979?pid=NDM43339&p=203 NSW census. November 1828.
William Fisher, age 41, F.S. per Sir Wm. Bensley, 1817, 7 years, protestant, Employment – Lives with Mr Bollard, residence, Cobbity, Cooke District.
Frances Fisher, age 29, Came Free, per Providence, 1822, protestant.
Maria Fisher, age 5, born in Colony.
Joshua Fisher, age 3, born in colony.
Convict Changes History
Suzan M Buckley on 4th May, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1793, date of death 21st September, 1843, gender, occupation, crime
Iris Dunne on 1st February, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 295 (149). NSW Statet Records, Convict Index-CP [4/4430; Reel 774 Page 168] (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piec