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William Martin

William Martin, one of 225 convicts transported on the Stag, 02 February 1855

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Martin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1829
Occupation: Bootmaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Dorsetshire. Sessions Dorchester
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Stag
Departure date: 2nd February, 1855
Arrival date: 23rd May, 1855
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 224 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 105 (54)
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

Jo-Anne Pendlebury on 13th July, 2015 wrote:

Stealing a Jacket - 2 previous convictions of Felony

D Wong on 13th July, 2015 wrote:

William was 5’9” tall, brown hair, hazel eyes, dark complexion, middling stout, anchor on left arm, semi literate, protestant and single.

20/10/1857: TOL - Albany
25/8/1860: CP
6/8/1868: COF - Albany

Comments: To Victoria, Australia 1/1/1875.

Convict Changes History

Jo-Anne Pendlebury on 13th July, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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