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William Gough

William Gough, one of 322 convicts transported on the Barossa, 09 May 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Gough
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Labourer
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Monmouth Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Barossa
Departure date: 9th May, 1844
Arrival date: 5th September, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 321 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 93 (48). Tasmanian Archives. Departure: NAME_INDEXES:554557.
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

Nell Murphy on 30th November, 2015 wrote:

William Gough was convicted at Monmouth and given a 7yr transportation sentence. Travelled to Van Diemen’s Land on the “Barossa” arriving 1844.

Aged 21yrs; labourer; single; Protestant; reads.

Brother: Philip
Sisters: Anne & Mary

Nell Murphy on 30th November, 2015 wrote:

Free by Servitude.

Departure from Launceston, VDL on 6 May 1852 for Portland Bay. Ship “City of Sydney” listed as a seaman, ex convict on “Barossa”.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 30th November, 2015 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 93 (48). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 93 (48)), date o

Nell Murphy on 30th November, 2015 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 93 (48). Tasmanian Archives. Departure: NAME_INDEXES:554557. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/

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