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William Mendum

William Mendum, one of 220 convicts transported on the Henry Tanner, 27 June 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Mendum
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 1839
Age: 28 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 Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Bucks Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Henry Tanner
Departure date: 27th June, 1834
Arrival date: 26th October, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 375 (189)
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 6th January, 2013 wrote:

William Mendum was 19 years old on arrival, and transported for stealing 1 gelding, value £10, the property of Joseph Read.

18/12/1839: Wiliam died at the Liverpool Hospital aged 24.

Gordon Mendum on 2nd August, 2013 wrote:

Christened 9th June 1811 Wooburn, Buckinghamshire, England

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 6th January, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1815, date of death 1839, gender, occupation, crime

Gordon Mendum on 2nd August, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1811

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