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William Major, one of 290 convicts transported on the Earl Grey, 27 July 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 309 (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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Anonymous on 25th July, 2012 wrote:
William Major was transported for stealing many household articles from William Robert Henry Brown. He was 48 years old.
8/10/1841: William Major, aged 51, 5’4" tall, dark ruddy complexion, brown to grey hair, hair very thin, brown eyes, scar on left side of mouth. Absconded from Major Crummer 28th September, Newcastle.
22/10/1841: Apprehended after absconding from Major Crummer, Newcastle.
6/12/1845: TOL Newcastle.
19/12/1849: TOL cancelled. Unable to support himself. Newcastle.
1850: TOL Newcastle.
01/01/1855: Convict Death Register: District/Parish Parramatta Lunatic Asylum, date given 1855 aged 66 years.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 25th July, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1790-00-00, date of death 1855-00-00, gender m