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John Gwilliam

John Gwilliam, one of 160 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 August 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Gwilliam
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 22nd August, 1823
Arrival date: 15th March, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 89 (46)
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

Maureen Withey on 7th September, 2019 wrote:

John Gwilliam was sent to Moreton Bay.
Moreton Bay records:
Original conviction: Wilts Ass. 4 Mar 1820, sentence 14 years Trade: rougher and shears.
colonial sentence: Patters Plains Bench, 2 Nov 1826, for robbery and harbouring a bushranger, sentence 3 years.  To Sydney 17 Dec 1829.
Description: native of Gloucestershire, age 53, 5 ft 8, sallow comp, light brown hair, grey eyes.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 7th September, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

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