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William Gates

William Gates, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Gates
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1770
Occupation: Farmer
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 14 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Durham and Sadberge Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 255 (128)
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

D Wong on 16th March, 2013 wrote:

William Gates was 61 years old when transported.  His native place was Yorkshire.

29/8/1832: Farmer & Shepherd assigned to William Dumaresq, St. Hilliers.
1837:TOL Holder, assigned to Wilim Dumaresq at Invermein.
1838: TOL Port Macquarie.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 16th March, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1770, gender, occupation, crime

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