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William Granville, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||13th October, 1902
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 255 (128)
||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 16th March, 2013 wrote:
William John “GLANVILLE” (which he used on NSW BDM records) was his correct name.
William was 18 years old when transported for breaking into a shop and stealing knives, jewellery, and other items.
13/7/1840: TOL Passport, Queanbeyan Bench, also on
20/9/1843:TOL Passport, Was employed by Joseph Ward at Airds, and was allowed to proceed to the Snowy River in the service of James Taylor.
While working for Joseph Ward, he sent William to his property “Wambrook” on the Monaro.
William was 5’7 1/2” tall, fair ruddy complexion, brown hair, grey to blue eyes, could read and write and was protestant.
19/2/1850: Married Eliza Napthali (1831 Syd.-27/10/1875) Eliza died after haemorraging after the childbirth of stillborn twins. They had 11 children.
13/10/1902: William died of old age at Myack near Berridale, NSW.
Both William and Eliza are buried at the Gegedzerick Cemetery, Berridale.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 16th March, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, date of birth 1814, date of death 13th October, 1902, gender, occupation, crime