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William Harris, one of 345 convicts transported on the Sir George Seymour, 04 November 1844
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 209 (106)
||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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D Wong on 22nd March, 2014 wrote:
William Harris was and ‘Exile’ and was sent on to Port Phillip from VDL.
William was a ‘Rug and Mat Maker’ who had been convicted of larceny, he received a Royal Pardon on 10/10/1844 and arrived at Geelong 18/3/1845.
He was then employed by Mr Reid at Geelong.
28/6/1849: The Argus, Melbourne:
Melbourne, 26 June, 1849
INFORMATION is requested at this
Office respecting the present place of
residence of a person named
who arrived in Port Phillip as an exile,
per ship ” Sir George Seymour,” in
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 22nd March, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime