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William Grantham, one of 220 convicts transported on the Elizabeth, 03 October 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 193 (99)
||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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D Wong on 10th July, 2016 wrote:
William Grantham was 34 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for ‘Stealing 10 fowls’.
William was 5’8 ¼” tall, dark complexion, dark brown hair and whiskers, hazel eyes, lame of right leg.
Married: Wife Hannah and 2 children near Hull.
1832-33 Musters: Assigned to Captain Swanstone/Swanson
1835 Muster: Assigned to Mr. Thomson, New Norfolk.
27/9/1837: TOL – did not find CP.
5/3/1860: Admitted to the Ballarat Benevolent Asylum – described as:
A labourer – parents Peter and Hannah – married 2 children – church of England – Blind and lame.
25/8/1864: Discharged - Sailed for England on the Great Britain S.S. having had his passage order sent out from home £17 and £5 supplemented by the Committee.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 10th July, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime