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William Lewis, one of 299 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 06 September 1845
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Stone and marble cutter
|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 387 (195). Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-74,318,166,L,80. Permission to marry. Colonial Families.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd December, 2013 wrote:
William Lewis was convicted of breaking, entering and stealing tools from a carpenter’s shop. 15 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Pestonjee Bomanjee’, arriving 30/12/1845.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: indifferent
Aged 29yrs; marble sawyer; 5’7 1/2”; ruddy complexion; dk brown hair;Hazel eyes; single man.
Native Place- Ely.
01/03/1853: Ticket of Leave
07/08/1854: Married Catharine Curry (transported per ‘Blackfriar’) Launceston (ref. 1111/1854-37)
09/06/1857: Conditional Pardon
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd December, 2013 made the following changes:
source, alias1, date of birth 1826, gender, occupation, crime