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William Peacock

William Peacock, one of 172 convicts transported on the Florentia, 14 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Peacock
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Ribbon weaver
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 Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 14th August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd January, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 271 (137)
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

Anonymous on 26th May, 2012 wrote:

William Peacock was 23 years old, protestant, single, no former convictions, 5’3" tall, ruddy fair complexion, native place:stadford, brown hair, light hazel eyes, mermaid tattooed on right arm.

1828: Labourer, 24, Assigned to Thomas Prentice, Wollombi.
5/7/1832: Assigned to Thomas Prentice.
1837: Age 28 Assigned to Thomas Prentice.
27/4/1841 TOL Maitland
11/2/1842: TOL Cancelled for drunkenness and false swearing (I feel he may have been a Constable at patrick plains who was dismissed).
29/7/1843: TOL Newcastle
13/3/1845: TOL Passport Newcastle Bench
1/11/1848: CP

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 26th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1804-00-00, gender m

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