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William Griffin

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Griffin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1791
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Rioting/unlawful oaths
Convicted at: Cork County
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Brampton
Departure date: 8th November, 1822
Arrival date: 22nd April, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 38 other convicts


Primary source: NSW State Records - Indents of convict ship "Brampton"
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Community Contributions

Robin Sharkey on 7th February, 2016 wrote:

William Griffin, aged 31, was transported for Life to NSW on “Brampton” after being found guilty at the County Cork Summer Assizes in August 1822 of administering unlawful oaths (under the Whiteboy Act).  He was a ploughman, 5ft 7inches tall and a native of County Cork.

Convict Changes History

Robin Sharkey on 7th February, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: NSW State Records - Indents of convict ship "Brampton" (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Griffin, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1791, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, c

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