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William Pennefather

William Pennefather, one of 286 convicts transported on the Lady Nugent, 12 July 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Pennefather
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: -
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: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Bedford Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lady Nugent
Departure date: 12th July, 1836
Arrival date: 12th November, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 286 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 305 (155)
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

scott young on 11th May, 2016 wrote:

Age: 24
Gender: Male
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Hair Colour: Brown
Complexion: Fresh
Education: Read and Write
Residence(town/village): Houghton Conquest
Residence(county): Bedfordshire
Offence: Sheep Stealing
Committed By: G.Musgrave Esquire and Rev.J.Beard
When Committed: 31/12/1835
Type of Gaol: Bedford County Gaol
Sentence: Transportation for Life

Convict Changes History

scott young on 11th May, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m

scott young on 11th May, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), crime

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