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William Knight

William Knight, one of 250 convicts transported on the Argyle, 05 March 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Knight
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 13th June, 1831
Age: 27 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 52 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Cornwall Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Argyle
Departure date: 5th March, 1831
Arrival date: 3rd August, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 251 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 42
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 4th June, 2021 wrote:

Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Other Fleets & Ships. Argyle
Name; William Knight
Trial; 9 Aug 1830
Noted against name; DIED; on Voyage. 13 June 1831

Age; 27 [1804]
Disease; Febis [Fever] - 27 March 1831 - At sea

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 13th June, 1831 (prev. 0000)

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