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William Pate

William Pate, one of 188 convicts transported on the Recovery, 30 July 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Pate
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1772
Occupation: Cotton spinner
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Recovery
Departure date: 30th July, 1819
Arrival date: 18th December, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 187 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 191 (97)
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

D Wong on 31st May, 2019 wrote:

Lancaster Gazette Lancashire, England
20 Mar 1819:
Joseph Wilkinson, and Wm. Pate, sen. for a burglary in the house of Ann Parker and John Parker, at Goosnargh-with-Newsham, and stealing eleven guineas in gold, &c.

Joseph Wilkinson arrived VDL per ‘Dromedary’ 1820.

William Pate was 47 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Lancashire.

William was 5’10½” tall, fair complexion, brown to grey hair, blue eyes.

1826: TOL Sydney
1830: TOL Sydney
1832: TOL Sydney

5/7/1832 Sydney Gazette:
William Pate, Labourer, assigned to Isaac Williams at Sydney.

15/4/1833: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 31st May, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1772 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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