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William Kirwan

William Kirwan, one of 138 convicts transported on the Lady Ridley, 04 January 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Kirwan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Ridley
Departure date: 4th January, 1821
Arrival date: 27th June, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 137 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 5 (4). Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 24th November, 2012 wrote:

Stealing books (or boots). Conviction 28/08/1820. 7yrs transportation to Van Diemens Land.
Gaol report: bad character
Hulk report: Orderly
Ship’s Surgeon’s Report: Orderley

Several items of misconduct in the colony.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 24th November, 2012 made the following changes:

source, gender, crime

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