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William Harris

William Harris, one of 345 convicts transported on the Sir George Seymour, 04 November 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Harris
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
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 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Bedford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sir George Seymour
Departure date: 4th November, 1844
Arrival date: 27th February, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 344 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 209 (106)
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

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:
NOTICE. 
Superintendent’s Office, 
Melbourne, 26 June, 1849
INFORMATION is requested at this  
Office respecting the present place of
residence of a person named
WILLIAM HARRIS, 
who arrived in Port Phillip as an exile, 
per ship ” Sir George Seymour,” in
March, 1845.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 22nd March, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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