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William Harrison

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Harrison
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 2 years

Crime: Ununnatural offence
Convicted at: Hobart
Sentence term: 2 years
Ship: -
Departure date:
Arrival date*: -
Place of arrival -
Passenger manifest -
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 14th December, 2017 wrote:

William HARRISON was convicted at Hobart, Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on 5 Feb 1836 for committing an unnatural act. 2yr prison term. To serve at Bridgewater Chain Gang and spend nights in cell.
William was recorded as having arrived in the Colony as a free person on the ship ‘Calendonia’ 1835.
Aged 26yrs; house servant/cook; 5’6 3/4”; Protestant; can read & write.
Father - a farmer, at native place in England.
Brothers - Christian & James
Native place of birth: Wisbech or W…beach (?)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 14th December, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 2 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Harrison, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1810, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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