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William Marsh, one of 214 convicts transported on the Surrey, 19 November 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 468
||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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Mal Frail on 12th December, 2015 wrote:
when he arrived in Tasmania he escaped to the bush, he was re captured and sent to the galleys (old sailing ships no longer in service )from there he was put out on daily work orders with other convicts this how he met Sarah Sparrow got her in the family way and was granted permission to marry her by the governor, even though he had a wife back in England. this child was my great grand father Fredrick Marsh also known as Fredrick William Henry MAY..This old boy had the gift of the GAB or today (bullshiter)
Convict Changes History
Mal Frail on 12th December, 2015 made the following changes: