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William Marsh

William Marsh, one of 214 convicts transported on the Surrey, 19 November 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Marsh
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lincoln Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 19th November, 1832
Arrival date: 9th March, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 213 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 468
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

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:

occupation, crime

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