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William Major, one of 200 convicts transported on the Sir William Bensley, 09 October 1816
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 295 (149)
||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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Maureen Withey on 21st June, 2020 wrote:
HO-9-7-1 p 22/47.Hulk Report Record for Hulk Retribution at Sheerness.
Received 16 June 1816.
William Major, age 50, Felony, tried at Salford Q.S., 1 May 1816, sentence, 14 years, Transpd. 11 Sept 1816.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 21st June, 2020 made the following changes: