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William Owen, one of 238 convicts transported on the Lord Auckland, 13 July 1844
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||18th April, 1845
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||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.
||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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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).
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