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William Metcalf, one of 200 convicts transported on the Katherine Stewart Forbes, 07 October 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||14th January, 1806
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 221 (113)
||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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D Wong on 21st April, 2019 wrote:
William Metcalf was 24 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Kent.
William was literate, single, 5’2½” tall, ruddy complexion, blue eyes, dark brown hair, no body marks.
Assigned to James McFarlane, Argyle, NSW.
Prisoner’s No. 30/245
Allowed to remain in the District of Goulburn.
C1838: (no exact date given) Permission to marry Catherine Neale (Sarah and Elizabeth) - she was 24 and on Bond - William Metcalfe** was 32 and had TOL.
12/10/1838: Married at Church of England, St Saviours, Goulburn.
20/9/1839: William at Grampian Hills, Goulburn.
18/11/1840: Charles (listed as Metcraft) all born Grampian Hills.
26/8/1841: TOL Passport, Goulburn Bench.
Family websites have William dying at Tumbarumba, NSW. Also the surname may have changed over the years to Metcraft.
Jennifer Kohu on 22nd April, 2019 wrote:
born in Bekenham Kent to Abraham Metcalf and Elizabeth Smith
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 21st April, 2019 made the following changes:
alias1: Metcalfe, alias2: Metcraft, date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
Jennifer Kohu on 22nd April, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 14th January, 1806 (prev. 1805)