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William Gough

William Gough, one of 279 convicts transported on the Larkins, 11 June 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Gough
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Tailor's boy
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: Middlesex Session of Peace
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Larkins
Departure date: 11th June, 1831
Arrival date: 19th October, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 278 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 120. Tasmanian Archives.
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 Middlesex, London (14 Sep 1829) for stealing a handkerchief. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land on the “Larkins” arriving 19 Oct 1831.

Aged 17yrs; trade a Tailor’s boy, single, reads & writes, Protestant.

Father: Henry Gough
4 brothers.

Convict Changes History

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

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 120. Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 120), date of birth: 18

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