Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

William Grahame

** community contributed record **

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Grahame
Aliases: Graham
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 22nd January, 1899
Age: 79 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, Westmeath
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: London
Departure date: 20th December, 1850
Arrival date: 19th March, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 272 other convicts


Primary source: 'Ireland-Australia transportation database'. NAI
Source description:

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If William Grahame was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about William Grahame?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Philip Murphy on 30th May, 2013 wrote:

Trial date: 21/06/1848

One of 288 prisoners embarked on Ship London at Kingstown (Dun Laoghaire), Co. Dublin on 13th and 16th December 1850 from Mountjoy Prison, Dublin. Ship sailed 20th Dec 1850 and was 89 days at sea reaching Hobart Town on 19th March 1851.

D Wong on 20th April, 2019 wrote:

William Graham/e was listed as 30 years old on arrival in VDL.
Native Place Westmeath County.

Transported for House Robbery - stealing meat.

William was 5’7½” tall, RC, married with 2 children, reads and writes a little, sallow complexion, dark brown hair, no whiskers, light brown eyes, stout made, under lip projects.

Mother: Katherine
Sister: Mary—at native place.

26/3/1851: Assigned to J. McConnor, Jerusulem.

15/6/1852: TOL

22/6/1852: Recommended for a CP.
7/2/1854: CP Approved.

22/1/1899: William died at Colebrook, registered at Richmond, Tasmania, aged 78, of old age.
Informant: William Graham, Son, Colebrook.
William Snr. listed as a farmer.

Source: http://foundersandsurvivors.org/pubsearch/convict/chain/ai27587


Convict Changes History

Philip Murphy on 30th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 20th April, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), date of death: 22nd January, 1899 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

D Wong on 20th April, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Graham

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au