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Byard Greenland

Byard Greenland, one of 320 convicts transported on the Clyde, 11 March 1863

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Byard Greenland
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1830
Occupation: 'ploman' & farm labourer
Date of Death: 19th December, 1879
Age: 49 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Murder
Convicted at: Somersetshire, Taunton Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Clyde
Departure date: 11th March, 1863
Arrival date: 29th May, 1863
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 321 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 531 (267)
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

lorna greenland on 10th October, 2016 wrote:

my gt gt grandfather married jane greenland nee greenland. Byard got into a drunken argument with his nephew from jane’s side called Uriah Greenland, over the sharing of money from the days reaping. Somehow Uriah was stabbed and died, no murder weapon found. Byard was initially given te death sentence but after public request the sentence was changed to a prison sentence in Freemantle. He was later allowed to remarry Catherine Latchford also an ex convict. A year before he died Byard fathered a daughter with Emily Gardner.. Millicent Maude Greenland 1878

Convict Changes History

lorna greenland on 10th October, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1830 (prev. 0000), date of death: 19th December, 1979 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Chris Brown on 13th September, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 19th December, 1879 (prev. 19th December, 1979)

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