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William Spencer Franklin

William Spencer Franklin, one of 300 convicts transported on the Baring, December 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Spencer Franklin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1826
Age: 31 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Worcester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Baring
Departure date: December, 1818
Arrival date: 26th June, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 135 (69)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th September, 2020 wrote:

Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, 1814-2011
Liverpool St Luke. 

Name; William Franklin
Abode; Liverpool Hospital
When Buried; 1826, 10 July
Age;    32     Est date of birth 1794/5
Ships Name; Barling
Quality or Profession; Govt. Servant to J McArthur
By whom the Ceremony was preformed; Robert Cartwright
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842

Name: William Spencer Franklin
Age: 22. Estimated Birth Year: abt 1796
Date of conviction: 18 Jul 1818
Place of Conviction: Worcester. Vessel: Baring (2). Date of Arrival: 26 Jun 1819

Native Place; Riggleman Shire ?
Height; 5 ft. 3 1/2
Complexion; Dark Ruddy
Hair; Dark Brown
Eyes; Hazel
1825 Muster; Wm Spencer Franklin. Convict. Barling 1819. G.S John McArthur,

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1826 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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