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life span was 57 years*
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Sentenced to 14 years
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th February, 2013 wrote:
William Griffiths was tried and convicted at Bombay on 02/01/1847 for insubordination (striking Corp. Wilson), 22nd Regiment. 14 yr sentence.
Transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Salween’ 1848.
Protestant; read & write; Hazel eyes; dk brown hair; dk sallow complexion; 27yrs of age; 5’6 1/2”; imperfect tailor.
Native Place: Limehouse
Ship Surgeon’s Report: well behaved
Van Diemens Land:
Station Gang: Darlington, Maria Island (off east coast) 10mths.
41 days gained by extra work.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th February, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 14 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime