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William Owen

William Owen, one of 238 convicts transported on the Lord Auckland, 13 July 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Owen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1778
Occupation: Dealer
Date of Death: 18th April, 1845
Age: 67 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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Montgomery Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Auckland
Departure date: 13th July, 1844
Arrival date: 15th November, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 243 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 130. Tasmanian Archives http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-61,250,166,F,60.
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st August, 2015 wrote:

William OWEN was convicted at Montgomery on 22/02/1844 for stealing (quantity of brass). 7yr Transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) aboard the ‘Lord Auckland’ arriving 15/1/1844.

Married, wife Martha. 1 child (name not recorded).
Brother, Edward.
Sisters, Elizabeth & Mary.
Aged 66 years; 5’1”; occupation - dealer; Protestant.
Native place - Welshpool.

Period of probation, 15 months at Wedge Bay, VDL.

Died at Wedge Bay 18/04/1845. (ref. Convict Conduct record book)

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 14th June, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1778, date of death 1845, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st August, 2015 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 130. Tasmanian Archives http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-61,250,166,F,60. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Projec

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