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William Gardiner

William Gardiner, one of 345 convicts transported on the Sir George Seymour, 04 November 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Gardiner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Street robbery
Convicted at: Norfolk, Norwich City General Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Sir George Seymour
Departure date: 4th November, 1844
Arrival date: 27th February, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 344 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 220
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

Terence Creaney on 23rd April, 2016 wrote:

Tried along with his wife Sarah Barker, both sentenced to 10 years transportation. She arrived in VDL 2 April 1844, on board the Emma Eugenia.

D Wong on 24th April, 2016 wrote:

William Gardiner was 38 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for “Stealing a cheque for £30.

William was 5’7 3/4” tall, fresh complexion, brown hair, black whiskers, hazel eyes, can read and write a little, large lump left side of head, scar on each cheek, stout made.

Wife: Anne?? no children
Brothers: Samuel, James, Edward at Native place (Brandford).
Sisters: Mary at London, Martha.

7/3/1845: TOL
30/11/1847: CP

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 24th April, 2016 made the following changes:

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

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