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William Major, one of 164 convicts transported on the Morley, July 1818
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
7th November, 1818
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 164 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 64
||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 23rd August, 2020 wrote:
Sydney Gazette, 13 Feb 1819.
PRINCIPAL SUPERINTENDANT’S OFFICE, Sydney, 30th January, 1819.
WHEREAS several Prisoners having absented themselves from their Government Work, and taken with them a Boat which has since been found, there is every Reason to suppose there is a numerous Gang collected together for some desperate and illegal Undertaking ; all Constables are hereby required to use their utmost Vigilance in apprehending the undermentioned, and lodging them in the nearest Gaol.
William Major, arrived in Ship Morley, 2d, dark pale complexion ; brown hair ; hazle eyes ; from Carpenters.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 23rd August, 2020 made the following changes: