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William Lawrence

William Lawrence, one of 224 convicts transported on the Isabella, 22 November 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Lawrence
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 22nd November, 1831
Arrival date: 15th March, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 225 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 239 (122)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th November, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Name; William Lawrence
Ship; Isabella
No; 32-548. Indent No; 139
Age; 27   Est birth Year; 1805
Reads, Married 1 male & 2 female children
Religion; Protestant
Native Place; Shot Mockton
Calling; ploughs, reaps, milks
Offence; House breaking
Date of Trial: Somerset Assizes, 30 March 1830
Sentence; 14 years
Height; 5 ft. 10 3/4 in
Complexion; Fair
Hair; Light Brown
Eyes; Grey
Noted against name; COUSIN; Sarah Bulkey, per Pyramis ?

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th November, 2020 wrote:

1838 - 28 Dec. Ticket of Leave. 38/2134
1844 - 30 Nov. Certificate of Freedom. C 44/1751

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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