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William Nash

William Nash, one of 190 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 04 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Nash
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Cutler
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Robbing a person
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 4th March, 1828
Arrival date: 14th July, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 322
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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Anonymous on 1st January, 2012 wrote:

theft of money from Thomas Chickley Tiltman in September 1827, William Nash was 25y old at the time of conviction. at the time

Anonymous on 29th March, 2012 wrote:

William Nash from Hertfordshire, England, was sentenced in London on 6th December 1827 to transportation for life. He left London on 4th March 1828 on the Phoenix ship and arrived in Sydney, New South Wales in 1828. William Nash was given a conditional pardon on 20th November 1837, and an absolute pardon on 1 October 1840.

Anonymous on 29th March, 2012 wrote:

WILLIAM NASH was indicted for stealing, on the 9th of November 1827, 12 sovereigns; five half sovereigns; 1 warrant, for payment of and value 6l. 3s. 8d., and four 5l. Bank notes, the property of Thomas Chickley Tiltman, from his person.

Source: http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?path=sessionsPapers%2F18271206.xml

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 29th March, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1802-00-00, gender m

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