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William Mitchell, one of 222 convicts transported on the Katherine Stewart Forbes, 21 February 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 272. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Nell Murphy on 9th November, 2016 wrote:
William MITCHELL was convicted at Peterborough 19 Oct 1831 for obtaining goods under false pretence. Guilty, 7yr transportation sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Katherine Stewart Forbes’, however died during the voyage - ‘cholera’.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 9th November, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 272. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 272), date o