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William Boston Gardner

William Boston Gardner, one of 270 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsaye, 11 February 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Boston Gardner
Aliases: Gardener
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Strathfieldsaye
Departure date: 11th February, 1836
Arrival date: 15th June, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 235 (120)
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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Dennis Nightingale on 29th May, 2015 wrote:

115191 Gardner William Boston - Strathfieldsaye 1836.  1835 London Central Criminal Court. Minutes of Evidence .
Sentenced to transportation for Life for stealing watch chain, seals, lancet cases, writing desk, money etc belonging to James Bailey, surgeon on 4th November at St. George, Bloomsbury. Gardner’s aunt Ann Kench Chapman testified at his trial stating that Gardner was very poor and that his grandmother provided for him as he had no money of his own.

110170 Gardener/Gardner William - Strathfieldsaye 1836. 1837 Merton GRC.
Assigned to Samuel Wright.

12083 Gardner William Boston - Strathfieldsaye 1836.  1844 6 July Merton MM.
Ticket of Leave granted.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 29th May, 2015 made the following changes:

alias1: Gardener, crime

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