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William Nelson

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Nelson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Mayo
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Southworth
Departure date: 18th November, 1821
Arrival date: 9th March, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 72 other convicts

References

Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867 (NRS 12210) Butts of Certificates of Freedom 1828 June
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Community Contributions

Tony Beale on 17th December, 2020 wrote:

From Lynne Co Westmeath Ireland. 5’ 2 1/4” high pockpitted complexion brown hair and hazel eyes. Cert of freedom 28/538 dated 28/6/1828

New South Wales, Census and Population Books, 1811-1825 for William Nelson Molles Main Population, Land and Stock, 1823 Employed by Mr And????

“Molles Main” was a large estate of 1550 acres on the cow pasture road that William Howe leased from George Molle,as shown in the 1822 Land and Stock muster.The early petty sessions was also held there prior to the court moving to Cawdor in 1825

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 17th December, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867 (NRS 12210) Butts of Certificates of Freedom 1828 June (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Nelson, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alia

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