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William Renfrew Greig
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Name, Aliases & Gender
||William Renfrew Greig
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||14th July, 1853
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
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Maureen Withey on 21st May, 2020 wrote:
Glasgow born, William Renfrew Greig worked as a tailor for the East Indian Company in Bengal, and was convicted at Fort William, Bengal, and transported from Calcutta to Van Diemen’s Land on the “Royal Saxon”, one of 7 prisoners on board.
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON37-1-5$init=CON37-1-5p69 Conduct Record;
1460. William Renfrew Greig. Royal Saxon. Arrived 16/3/49. Tried at Bengal Fort William, 30 Oct 1848, 7 years Transported for uttering a forged order for 300 Rupees for Mr Cameron, Calcutta. Single. E.I.C.’s Service 3 yrs & 8 months. Trade- tailor cut out. Age 29.
Several incidents on conduct record.
Died in Hospital Cascades, 14 July 1853.
Wm. Renfrey Greig, Calcutta , 13 Oct 1848, 5ft 6 ½, age 29, 7 yrs, Presbn. Can both read and write, Single. Offence: Uttering a cheque of 300 Rupees for Mr Cameron, Calcutta. E.I .C.S 3 yrs 8 months. Tailor cut out, Native of Glasgow. Sister - Kathn. at NP.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 21st May, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON37-1-5$init=CON37-1-5p69 Tasmanian conduct Record. (prev. ), firstname: William Renfrew, surname: Greig, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1819, date of death: 1