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William Kilby

William Kilby, one of 294 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 27 August 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Kilby
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Equestrian
Departure date: 27th August, 1852
Arrival date: 16th December, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 293 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 494
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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Anonymous on 25th July, 2011 wrote:

William Kilby was married in England to Mary ? and had 2 known children. One being William Kilby jnr. William snr had a sister named Jessie. William the convict married Mary Robina Hunter in Tasmania (VDL) and their children were Mary Ann b 7/3/1868, d 1869. Jessie b 1/8/1869, Richard b 6/1/1871, Robert b 25/8/1872, James b 21/10/1874, Minnie b 7/1/1977. Emily b 26/12/1878, Edith b 7/5/1880, Percy b 18/4/1882.
William Kilby jnr married Eliza Rylands on 9/12/1857.
This is a small proportion of the family history.

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