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William Morris, one of 300 convicts transported on the Lady Castlereagh, December 1817
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 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 408
||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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Maureen Withey on 4th May, 2019 wrote:
Jas Taylor and Wm. Morris, for stealing three turkies, the property of Anna Maria Flower, Melksham;..
Salisbury Journal, 17 Mar 1817
Fifteen convicts were on Thursday removed from Fisherton gaol and put on board the Laurel hulk at Gosport… The following were sentenced at our assizes to 7 years transportation for various felonies:...Jas. Taylor and Wm Morris.
Salisbury Journal, Monday 26 May 1817
HO 9-9-1 Records of Laurel, Hardy and York Hulks, in Portsmouth Harbour, 1805-1831,page 38.
Received from Salisbury, 22 May 1817 (15 prisoners)
Wm. Morris, aged 19, convicted at Salisbury Assizes 8 Mar 1817 of a felony, sentenced to 7 years transportation, Disd. (to ship) 6 Dec 1817.