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life span was 56 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
||Libraries Tasmania, Names Index, Convicts, Ship-Gazelle
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Dianne Walker on 13th March, 2019 wrote:
English born, served in Military 2 years, trialed in Madras, India. Transported for 7 years from Calcutta to Hobart for Larceny.
D Wong on 13th March, 2019 wrote:
William Lee was 28 years old on arrival in VDL.
Native Place: Nottingham.
Crime: Stealing a gold chain at Madaras. Was in prison before - 2 years in the 58th Regiment, under the name of Leatherland. I was bought out.
William was single, 5’7” tall, sallow complexion, dark brown hair, grey eyes, scar under chin, small scar corner of right eye.
1850: Employed by Thomas Allwright.
3/2/1853: Absconding - existing sentence of hard labour extended 12 months.
Recommended to be sent to Port Arthur.
20/2/1855: At Port Arthur.
5/10/1855: Absconding - existing sentence to be extended 18 months.
1855: Employed by G.C. Clarke.
16/10/1866: Free Certificate - Hobart.
Convict Changes History
Dianne Walker on 13th March, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Libraries Tasmania, Names Index, Convicts, Ship-Gazelle (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Lee, alias1: Leatherland, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1819, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupa
Dianne Walker on 9th April, 2019 made the following changes:
alias1: John Leatherland (prev. Leatherland)