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William Margin

William Margin, one of 100 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 July 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Margin
Aliases: Morgan
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Grand larceny
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Woodford
Departure date: 29th July, 1826
Arrival date: 22nd November, 1826
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 42
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

D Wong on 4th December, 2016 wrote:

William Margin was transported for ‘Stealing a Smock Frock Coat a pair of ### Boots and Pair of Breeches’.

William was married.

1830 Muster: Public Works - listed as ‘Morgan’
1832 Muster: Free Certificate 13/8/1832.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th December, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Morgan, gender: m, crime

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