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William North

William North, one of 200 convicts transported on the Asia, 22 October 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William North
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 1869
Age: 65 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing a horse
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 1st June, 1825
Arrival date: 29th April, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 198 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 206
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

Jill Davy on 14th November, 2013 wrote:

Ticket of Leave 33/1037
No 486
Name William North
Ship Asia 5
Where Tried Salisbury
When Tried 13 March 1824
Sentence Life
Native Place Wiltshire
Trade of Calling Ploughman
Age 22
Height 5 feet 2 1/2 inches
Complexion Brown
Hair Dark Brown
Eyes Hazel Grey
Conditional Pardon 43/154
Marriage to Catherine Condron Sutton Forest NSW
NSW BDM 1834 V18341443 18/1834
Death Inverary Park 29 September 1869 aged 66

Seija Kuisma on 25th August, 2018 wrote:

William North married Catherine Condron in 1834 in Sutton Forest, N.S.W.

Convict Changes History

Jill Davy on 14th November, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 1869, occupation, crime

Jill Davy on 14th November, 2013 made the following changes:


Seija Kuisma on 25th August, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000)

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