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William Granger

William Granger, one of 190 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 04 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Granger
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Cotton spinner
Date of Death: 1866
Age: 59 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Shop lifting
Convicted at: Chester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 4th March, 1828
Arrival date: 14th July, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 319 (161)
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

D Wong on 7th September, 2016 wrote:

27/4/1827 Chester Chronicle Cheshire, England:
Cheshire Quarter Session

Sentences have also been passed -  Seven Years Transportation - William Granger, for stealing one pair of shoes.

1833: TOL Parramatta
12/7/1834: COF

C1838: Married Bess (Elizabeth) Collins (Thomas Harrison 1836) - no marriage listed on the BDM, but 3 possible children, William 1838, Edward C. 1842 and Susan 1843.

Murray Harold Cheetham on 15th September, 2020 wrote:

William married Bess [Elizabeth] Collins, also a convict on 9 Nov 1837, St John’s Parramatta, NSW. Bess died in 1864, Buried in Camperdown Cemetery. They had 5 children, William, John, Edward Charles, Susan and Sophia .... William married Hannah Hammersley [Cheetham] in 1865, Sydney, NSW. William died in 1866 and is buried in Camperdown Cemetery [with his 1st wife]

D Wong on 15th September, 2020 wrote:

Chester Chronicle Cheshire, England
27 Apr 1827
Cheshire Quarter Session
Seven Years Transportation - William Granger, for stealing one pair of shoes, Stockport—

William Granger was listed as 21 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Stockport, Cheshire.

William was illiterate, single, 5’0¾” tall, dark ruddy complexion, dark brown hair, brown eyes, small scar outer corner right eyebrow, anchor and fish inside right arm, small scar inside left arm.

Assigned to the Weaving Establishment, Parramatta.

12/7/1834: COF - Was 5’2” tall.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 7th September, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

Murray Harold Cheetham on 15th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000)

D Wong on 15th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 1866 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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