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William Owen

William Owen, one of 160 convicts transported on the Royal George, 22 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Owen
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 52 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Royal George
Departure date: 22nd August, 1828
Arrival date: 24th December, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 475 (239)
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

G Troy on 22nd August, 2015 wrote:

Assigned to George Druitt, Mt. Druitt.

Application for ticket of leave.
Ref 175-670-398-4/4013
William Owen is serving under sentence of 12 months in irons upon him by the Parramatta bench 10.12.1835 Having stolen property in his possession.
Applied 26.10.1836
permission 9.11.1836
Ticket of leave no 39/1971 October 9th 1839 C43/897 restored
Prisoner no:            28/2333

Certificate of Freedom 3rd June 1843 4/4383 Reel 1014

Convict Changes History

G Troy on 22nd August, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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