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William Massey

William Massey, one of 160 convicts transported on the Vittoria, 26 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Massey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1767
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 17th January, 1829
Age: 62 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Chester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Vittoria
Departure date: 26th August, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 479 (241)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th October, 2020 wrote:

Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Other Fleets & Ships,
Noted against his name;
DIED on Voyage; 17 Jan 1829

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th October, 2020 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856
William Massey
Age: 61. Birth Year: 1767
Treatment Year: 1828
Treatment Place: United Kingdom
Nature of the Disease; Debilitas
No of the Case; 31
Date taken ill:  17th Nov 1828
Notes; An old man of stout and healthy appearance complains of general disability and gradual decay of the natural functions of the body
Discharged; to Hospital

Convict Death Register; Date of death the 19th Jan 1829
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Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th October, 2020 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856. No; 2
William Massey
Age: 61 . Birth Year: 1797
Treatment Year: 1828
Treatment Place: United Kingdom
Nature of the Disease; Tabes ??
No of the Case; 55
Date taken ill:  26th Dec 1828
Notes; Complains of griping pains of the bowels and frequent loose stools, great weakness and wasting of the body, gums and mouth very sore
Discharged; DIED; 17th. Immediately upon landing on his way to the hospital

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 17th January, 1829 (prev. 0000)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1767 (prev. 0000), date of death: 19th January, 1829 (prev. 17th January, 1829), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 17th January, 1829 (prev. 19th January, 1829)

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