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William Groves

William Groves, one of 190 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 04 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Groves
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1776
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: 5th May, 1830
Age: 54 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 4th March, 1828
Arrival date: 14th July, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 322
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents,
No; 62.
William Groves. Phoenix 1828
Age; 52.
Reads, Widow, 2 children, 
Native County; Finchley
Trade; Bricklayer & Cook
Offence; Stealing wood
Height; 5 ft.
Complexion; Ruddy
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Hazel
Date of Certificate;
Additional Remarks;  Reported to having met his Death by a tree falling on him. 5 May 1830

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, Convicts Deaths. Effects of Deceased Convicts, - 38/0634

Name; William Groves
Ship. Phoenix
Amount; . £.  10 Shillings 0. Pence. Deposited in the Savings Bank of New South Wales
Date of Death; No dated

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1776 (prev. 0000), date of death: 5th May, 1830 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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