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William Newson

William Newson, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Newson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Farmers man
Date of Death: 15th June, 1848
Age: 52 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Essex Special Session of Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 22nd March, 1827
Arrival date: 25th July, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 112
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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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th June, 2020 wrote:

Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985

Name: William Newson
Death Date: 1848
Death Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1848

Ticket of leave. Died accidently
Registration Place: Bungonia, Goulburn, Goulburn Plains, Lake Bathurst, Marulan, New South Wales
Volume Number: V1848779 33B
New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849

Name: William Newson
Arrival Date: 1827. Vessel: Guildford
Province: New South Wales
Title: General muster L - Q
Year(s): 1837. Estimated birth year: abt 1800
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842

Name: William Newson. Age: 30
Date of conviction: 11 Dec 1826. Place of Conviction: Chelmsford
Estimated birth year: abt 1796
Vessel: Guildford (7)
Port of Arrival: Sydney Cove
Date of Arrival: 25 Jul 1827
Farmers Man
Shop Burgulary


Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), date of death: 15th June, 1848 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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