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William Luxford, one of 180 convicts transported on the Lady Feversham, 03 April 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||4th April, 1809
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 307 (156)
||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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Casey Luxford on 27th May, 2013 wrote:
William Luxford was transported when he was just 21 years old. He was also married to Mary Ann Holmes (born 1789, East Grinstead, Sussex, England) as well as three other women whom he met in Australia
D Wong on 23rd September, 2016 wrote:
William was assigned to the Dept. of Public Works on arrival.
1834: TOL Invermein
1837: At Invermein
14/8/1839: Married Mary Gallagher (born C1814, Mayo, Ireland) - 4 children listed on NSW BDM.
1841 Census: at Muswellbrook, NSW.
13/4/1844: Found not guilty fo stealing an order from Henry Shoulders, Maitland.
11/5/1844: Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Maitland charged with larceny. To be sent for trial.
9/7/1844: Found guilty of ‘stealing money from a dray - sentenced to 7 years transportation.
16/9/1844: Arrived Norfolk Island.
25/1/1848: Arrived VDL per ‘Lady Franklin’ - he was then described as: Single, 39 years old, 5’8 1/2” tall, ruddy complexion, light brown hair and whiskers, grey eyes, large brown birth mark on upper part of right arm, protestant, can read and write.
28/5/1850: Permission to marry Mary Ann Merrett (Sea Queen).
24/6/1850: Married - he was listed as 35? an a farmer and she was 22, they married at New Norfolk.
Mary Ann died after labour on 4/12/1857, 28 years old - no outcome of the child.
5/9/1855: Tried for assaulting Feltus Rowe - Not Guilty
14/9/1862: Married Mary Anne Wayman, she was a widow aged 47 and he was a widower aged 52 and a labourer.
Mary Anne Wayman died 3/2/1890 aged 71, of Senilis at the New Town Pauper Establishment, and was buried at the Cornelian Bay Cemetery, pauper’s section.
24/10/1893: William died of Senile Debility at the New Town Pauper Establishment and was buried at the Cornelian Bay Cemetery, pauper’s section.
Convict Changes History
Casey Luxford on 27th May, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1809, date of death 1893, gender, occupation, crime
D Wong on 23rd September, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 4th April, 1809 (prev. 1809), date of death: 0000 (prev. 1893), crime