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William Mccreeth

William McCreeth, one of 296 convicts transported on the Pyrenees, 31 January 1853

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Mccreeth
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: 1873
Age: 49 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Uttering forged notes
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Pyrenees
Departure date: 31st January, 1853
Arrival date: 30th April, 1853
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 295 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 3 (3) http://members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/conwad08.htm http://members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/con-wa8.html https://fremantleprison.com.au/history-heritage/history/convict-database/ https://www.genealogysa.org.au › resources › online-database-search
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

D Wong on 13th October, 2019 wrote:

Convict No 1986 - Western Australia.

William McCreeth was transported for ‘Uttering a forged money order.

William was 26 years old, married with one child, 5’5” tall, black hair, hazel eyes, oval face, dark complexion, tolerably stout.

1/5/1853: Ticket of Leave
3/2/1855: Conditional Pardon.

1857: Married Palela Holman at Perth.
William listed as ‘McCreetle’.
(Pamela was born 1828 to Augustus Kapel Holman and Ann Holman - Yorkshire).

1858: WA BDM - William Henry Augustus McCreeth born - Mother: Pamela Holman.

21/12/1908:
McCREETH.-THE FRIENDS of the late Mrs. PAMELA McCREETH are respectfully informed that her Funeral will leave her son’s residence, No. 164, Grote-street, on MONDAY, at 2.30 p.m., for the West-terrace Cemetery.
R. T. WALLMANN and SONS ...”
Publication place: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

20/7/1861 South Australian Weekly Chronicle:
MANX TOWN SCHOOL.
Mr. William McCreeth, of Manx Town School, wrote’ stating that as the dimensions of the school according to the plans furnished for his guidance, were larger than were
actually required, he asked if the Board would consent to the building ofone of smaller dimensions, but quite equal to the requirements of the place.
The Board could not sanction the proposal.

28/11/1862 South Australian Register, Adelaide, SA:
THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE.
APPOINTMENTS.
Mr. William McCreeth as Clerk to the Local Court at Woodside from the 26th instant vice Bundey, resigned.

SA BDM:
1873: William McCreeth died - registered in Adelaide.

1888: William Henry Augustus died, Adelaide. He Married Margaret Elizabeth Clarkson, in SA.

1917: Alfred, brother of William Henry died Adelaide.  Born 18/1/1862 at Makestown, SA.
He married Elizabeth Charlotte Russell, Adelaide.

Christopher Walsh on 13th October, 2019 wrote:

William Snr, William Jr and Pamela were all interned in the same grave over a period of time in the West Terrace Cemetery in Adelaide SA

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 13th October, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 3 (3) http://members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/conwad08.htm http://members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/con-wa8.html https://fremantleprison.

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