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William Garratt

William Garratt, one of 276 convicts transported on the Asia, 25 April 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Garratt
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Bedford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 25th April, 1840
Arrival date: 6th August, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 275 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 183 (93)
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

Claire Jackman on 9th January, 2014 wrote:

Son of John Garratt (born 1757 Roxton, Bedfordshire) and Mary Darrington (born 1760). Married to Mary Jarvis (born 1799) from Thurleigh Bedfordshire. William Garratt lived in Roxton, Bedfordshire and had 9 children, the last of whom was born in 1838. He sailed on the Asia in 1840.

Claire Jackman on 10th January, 2014 wrote:


Convict Changes History

Claire Jackman on 9th January, 2014 made the following changes:

gender, crime

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