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William Harrison

William Harrison, one of 214 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 11 March 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Harrison
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 27th October, 1816
Occupation: Errand boy
Date of Death: 9th September, 1878
Age: 61 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 14 years

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 11th March, 1833
Arrival date: 3rd August, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 215 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 27 (15)
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

Sheila Howard on 5th April, 2018 wrote:

Ancestry record. England, select birth and christening 1538-1975 FHL film number 555454.555455.  Ancestry record. Australian death index 1787-1985 Page 467 Volume 89.

Convict Changes History

Sheila Howard on 5th April, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 27th October, 1816 (prev. 0000), date of death: 9th September, 1878 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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