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William Lear, one of 369 convicts transported on the Dromedary, 11 September 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||25th November, 1797
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 205 (104)
||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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Bill Piper on 1st August, 2013 wrote:
William’s crimes (like those of his brother Stephen and of his mother Jane) happened only after the death of his father, John Lear, in a coal mine.
He later became a publican in Hobart.
Convict Changes History
Bill Piper on 1st August, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 25th November, 1797, occupation, crime