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William King

William King, one of 230 convicts transported on the Roslin Castle, 22 May 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William King
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1834
Age: 25 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Roslin Castle (Roslyn Castle)
Departure date: 22nd May, 1834
Arrival date: 15th September, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 233 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 357 (180)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Case No; 2.
Ship: Roslin Castle - 1834
No; 34 - 1934. Indent No; 162
Name; William King
No details
Noted against his name; DIED in General Hospital. 15 Sep 1834.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th January, 2021 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals,
Age; 25.
Disease; Pneumonia followed by Phthisis Pulmonarias
Date; 20 May - Sent to Hospital Sydney NSW 16 Sep 1834.
Notes; received on board from the Hulk at Chatham on the 17 May in a delicate state of health, having partially recovered from an attack of pneumonia ....

Australia, Death Index,
Name: William King
Death Date: 1834. Death Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1834. Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Volume Number: V18342058 18


Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1834 (prev. 0000)

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