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William Smith Gross
William Smith Gross, one of 278 convicts transported on the Admiral Gambier and Eolus [Aeolus], July 1808
Name, Aliases & Gender
||William Smith Gross
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 410
||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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Jenni McTiernan on 20th June, 2016 wrote:
Arrived in 1808. Absconded in 1813. Caught and pilloried 3 times before being sent to Newcastle for 7 years.Returned to Parramatta and married fellow convict Elizabeth Wray in 1826.They had 9 children.Was the publican of The Strong Man Parramatta 1834-1837.Died in 1859 and buried in St Johns cemetery Parramatta.
Convict Changes History
Jenni McTiernan on 20th June, 2016 made the following changes:
surname: Grose (prev. Gross), date of death: 1859 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 21st June, 2016 made the following changes:
surname: Gross (prev. Grose), alias1: Grose