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William Leather

William Leather, one of 224 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 31 October 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Leather
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1835
Age: 22 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Warwick Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Gilmore
Departure date: 31st October, 1831
Arrival date: 22nd March, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 224 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 214
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 19th June, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania. 1833
No; 662
Name; William Leather
Ship arrived by; Gilmore
Remarks; DIED - 9 July 1835

Alphabetical Registers of Male Convicts. (CON23)
No; 662
Name; William Leather
Height; 5 ft 4 1/4
Complexion; Sallow
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Grey
Age; 18 [1813]
Trade; Labourer
Native Place;  Birmingham

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th June, 2021 wrote:

Transported for Stealing Butter & other articles
Previous conviction for Stealing Liner - 3 months
Single
Trial; 28 June 1831

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th June, 2021 made the following changes:

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