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William Marshall

William Marshall, one of 215 convicts transported on the Royal George, 25 June 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Marshall
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Wilts Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal George
Departure date: 25th June, 1830
Arrival date*: 25th February, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 214 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 407 (206)
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

Maureen Withey on 16th September, 2020 wrote:

The quarter-sessions for Wiltshire commenced at Devizes yesterday week ... A second Court was opened Wednesday, which Wadham Locke, Esq; presided. The following prisoners were tried and sentenced: Seven, years’ transportation.  William Marshall, stealing a silver watch from Price; ...

Bath Chronicle 21 Jan 1830

Salisbury
The following prisoners (convicts) were removed from our County Gaol, and put on board the Leviathan Hulk, Portsmouth Harbour, on Thursday the 11th inst William Cripps, alias Major, sentenced transportation for life; Isaac Lucas, for 14 years ; Joseph Maidment, William Marshall, Simon Haskell, George Smith, Joseph Smith, William Smith, Antonio Spelzmo, Thomas Hams, James Hams, John Cox, Seager Smart, John Batchellor, Thomas Ayres, John Parnell, Thomas Willis, and John Smith, sentenced at our county sessions 7 years’ transportation each: and Thomas Lambert, found found guilty at our last city sessions of stealing a silver watch, the property of Ann Easton, and sentenced to 7 years transportation.
Salisbury Journal, 15 Feb 1830.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 16th September, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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