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William Grady, one of 190 convicts transported on the Asia, 01 April 1822
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
1st April, 1822
24th July, 1822
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 189 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 149 (76)
||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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Maureen Withey on 27th August, 2019 wrote:
William Grady was in Moreton Bay Penal establishment. The records show: he was 5 ft 4 tall, age 20, had a fair complexion, fair hair and grey eyes, and was born in London.
The date of his original conviction at Middlesex was 24 Oct 1821, and the sentence was Life. He was a wheelwright and left Moreton Bay for Sydney 9 October 1826. As a Crown prisoner, he was employed as a carpenter at Moreton Bay, which was still under construction, with several other men
“Preparing work for the Erection and finishing of buildings etc
8 Henry Allen (Larkins)– carpenter
9 William Grady (Asia 2)– carpenter
10 Daniel Baker (Asia) – carpenter
11 Michael Bennett (Chapman)– carpenter
12 William Taylor (Agamemnon)– carpenter.
This information was was on a quarterly return of prisoners for the period 25 Dec 1825 to 25 March 1826.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 27th August, 2019 made the following changes: