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William Glass, one of 270 convicts transported on the William Jardine, 10 August 1844
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life span was 57 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 153 (78)
||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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Wt on 17th November, 2011 wrote:
You can read details of this man’s trial in the Glasgow Herald May 6th 1844 page 2. Glass was tried with William McIver both were transported on the William Jardine. Basically, the men broke into the house of the Right Rev John Murdock priest and took two cloaks, a great coat and 6 top coats (the clothes belonged to a number of priests). Others charged with the men were dismissed from the bar.