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William Ingold

William Ingold, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 04 August 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Ingold
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: Ag lab
Date of Death: 10th January, 1858
Age: 73 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Essex Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Bengal Merchant
Departure date: 4th August, 1836
Arrival date: 9th December, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 270 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 339 (172)
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

Sue Ashcroft on 23rd February, 2016 wrote:

Returned to Essex at completion of sentence and died two years later in the Poorhouse

D Wong on 25th February, 2016 wrote:

William Ingold was the son of Henry Ingold born C1785.

William was 51 years old when transported for ‘Receiving’.

25/5/1812: Married Ann Claydon - they had 10 children, the first child being Henry Christie Claydon, born 13/5/1810 and who was transported on the Emma Eugenia 1837 which arrived in NSW on 9/2/1838. Henry was the son of Joseph Christie Claydon and Ann and the stepson of William Ingold.
Two death dates for Ann Claydon, C1833 and 10/1/1858 aged 66/67 at Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.

Another son, was John Ingold born 6/5/1832 – died 14/1/1914.
John married Mary Thisleton on 8/2/1864 at Milton, NSW – they had 15 children.  John died at Milton NSW.

1843: TOL Goulburn
2/2/1846: TOL Passport
3/1/1854: COF

10/1/1858: William is listed as dying aged 72-73 at Elsenham, Essex, England.

Convict Changes History

Sue Ashcroft on 23rd February, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1858 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

D Wong on 25th February, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 10th January, 1858 (prev. 1858), occupation

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