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William Lester, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 27 September 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 435 (219)
||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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D Wong on 7th February, 2014 wrote:
William Lester was 43 years old on arrival in NSW.
1839: TOL Windsor
Neil Motteram on 25th January, 2020 wrote:
Ticket of leave notified in Govt Gazette 6 May 1840. See The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser (NSW : 1838 - 1841) Mon 11 May 1840 Page 6 CONTENTS OF THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE.
D Wong on 25th January, 2020 wrote:
Native Place: Essex.
William was illiterate, protestant, a widower, no children listed, he was 5’2½” tall, dark sallow complexion, brown and thin in front hair, blue eyes, lost a front tooth left side of upper jaw, scar back of forefinger of right hand, two scars back of middle finger of left hand.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 7th February, 2014 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime
D Wong on 25th January, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1791 (prev. 0000), occupation