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William Pearson, one of 279 convicts transported on the Larkins, 11 June 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 114
||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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D Wong on 3rd May, 2017 wrote:
William Pearson was 39 years old on arrival in VDL. Born near Warrington in Cheshire.
Previous convictions: One for poaching, tried and acquitted.
William was transported for ‘stealing a duck, dung fork and other articles’.
William was 5’8 1/2” tall, brown hair, red whiskers, grey eyes, large ears, WP left arm J on back of left arm. He was married with 6 children, 3 boys and 3 girls - wife Mary at Warrington.
Brothers: Samuel, John and Randall - all at native place.
1832-35 Musters: Assigned to Mr. H. Harrison Esq.
1845: Free Certificate.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 3rd May, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1792 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime