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William Kitson, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 163 (83)
||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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D Wong on 17th September, 2018 wrote:
William Kitson was 21 years old on arrival; native place: Buckinghamshire.
William was literate, protestant, single, 5’7” tall, sallow complexion, dark brown hair, brown eyes, two dark moles under left eye, cross, seven stars, dagger, anchor, fish WKHK, double heart pierced with two darts inside lower right arm, JxK, heart and dart, six dots in a diamond, soldier, WxX, ancor, man and woman on lower left arm, four scars inside left wrist, scar back of left thumb.
1845: TOL Scone
16/12/1845: TOL Passport; on the recommendation of the Commissioner of Crown Lands Clarence River.
5/11/1847: TOL Passport; on the recommendation of Grafton Bench.
Possible Death: died 1862, aged 42 at Grafton, NSW after having been in a fight.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 17th September, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1819 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime