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William Gent, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||3rd November, 1840
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 162
||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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D Wong on 28th October, 2018 wrote:
William Gent was 21 years old on arrival : native place: Leicestershire.
William was literate, Methodist single, 5’8” tall, ruddy complexion, light sandy brown hair, hazel eyes, eyebrows partially meeting, nose inclining a little to the right side, pheasant inside lower right arm, wart back of left hand, large scar on cap of left knee.
3/11/1840: Convict Death Register: William Gent, aged 21, died at the Sydney Hospital.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 28th October, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1819 (prev. 0000), date of death: 3rd November, 1840 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime