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William Jameson

William Jameson, one of 172 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 16 March 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Jameson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 1888
Age: 82 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Surrey Special Session of Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 16th March, 1824
Arrival date: 12th July, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 173 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 121 (62)
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

Denis Pember on 6th December, 2016 wrote:

In the colony, William married Elizabeth Franklin, 6th April 1838.  Elizabeth had been born in the colony, the daughter of Samuel Franklin (Convict, 1810,“Indian”) and Euphemia (nèe Davis) who was herself the daughter of William Davis (Second Fleet Convict, 1790, “Scarborough”) and Jane Reid (Second Fleet Convict, 1790, “Lady Juliana”).
William and Elizabeth had 9 children between 1838 and 1860.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 6th December, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1888 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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