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William Gleeson

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Gleeson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1890
Age: 82 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Manslaughter
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Clyde
Departure date: 11th May, 1838
Arrival date: 10th September, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 176 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 3rd August, 2013 wrote:

William Gleeson was 30 years old, the son of Denis Gleeson and his uncle Cornelius Bourke were all transported for the manslaughter of James Hayes.

William was sent to Port Macquarie with his father and they were joined by their families.  William’s wife, Johanna (nee Crough/Crowe) and his son Denis Jnr.((1836-1918) arrived per Panama in 1849.

1846: TOL Port Phillip
9/8/1851: CP

William was assigned to Messrs Dutton, Victoria.

After receiving their TOL’s, Denis Snr, William and Cornelius all made their way to the Port Fairy/Yambuk,Koroit areas of Victoria.

1890: William died at Yambuk in Victoria.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 3rd August, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 99 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1808, date of death 1890, gender, occupation, crime

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