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William Kendall

William Kendall, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Kendall
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 14th March, 1827
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Malabar
Departure date: 14th June, 1819
Arrival date: 30th October, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 185 (94)
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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Maureen Withey on 8th February, 2020 wrote:

Moreton Bay Records
508. Wm Kendall. Arrived in Moreton Bay Penal Colony, 2 June 1826. Malabar 1- Tried at York Ass., 6 Mar 1819, 7 years . Labourer.  Colonial Sentence: Crim. Court Sydney, 24 Oct 1825, Accessory to a Felony, 14 years transportation. Died 14 March 1827.
Description: Native of York, age 61, 5ft 9in.  Roody complexion, brown hair, blue eyes.

Yorkshire Assizes
William Kendall, for breaking into a jeweller’s shop, at York, and David Crags. for stealing tallow at Maleton, to be transported for 7 years,
Newcastle Courant, 27 March 1819.

Yorkshire Lent Assizes.
William Kendall, (40) and Richard Sarin, of York, butcher, for burglary in the shop of Mr Hick, and stealing a number of gold rings. Guilty;
Leeds Intelligencer 15 March 1819.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 8th February, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 14th March, 1827 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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