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William Nixon, one of 190 convicts transported on the Mangles, 29 March 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
29th March, 1820
7th August, 1820
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 191 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 277 (140)
||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 November, 2019 wrote:
Nixon and John Moors, for having violently assaulted Edward Walton, on highway, Manchester, and taken from his person two Bank notes for ten pounds each, Bank note for five pounds, three Bank notes for one pound each, and a watch; ...
Manchester Mercury, 20 July 1819.
received ibe awful sentence of death :...Wm. Nixon; and John Moors, convicted of highway robbery ; ...
Lancaster Gazette, 18 Sept 1819.
Sheerness hulks – Retribution and Bellopheron.
HO-9-7-1. P 46.
Received from Lancaster October 22 1819.
Wm. Nixon, age 19, Capt. respited, at Lancaster, 1 Sept 1819, Life, (sent for) Transp 15 Mar 1820.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 4th November, 2019 made the following changes: