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William Gimson, one of 330 convicts transported on the Lord Lyndoch, 15 April 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||1st May, 1846
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 252
||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 7th October, 2015 wrote:
William Gimson was 39 years old on arrival and he was transported for ‘stealing 2 fowls, 2 brushes, value 3/2, his native place was Maidstone.
William was 5’8” tall, dark complexion, dark brown eyes, brown hair and whiskers, Anchor & Ship rt. Arm Anchor between thumb & finger on same hand - lost front tooth upper Jaw-cast in Left Eye.
William was married with 2 children, wife Mary at Native place, Maidstone.
21/3/1843: Free Certificate.
2/5/1846 Launceston Examiner:
HOBART TOWN.- A blacksmith named William Gimson was drowned in crossing the Huon River.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 7th October, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1st May, 1846 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime