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William Penny

William Penny, one of 190 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 04 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Penny
Aliases: Buckley (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Returning from transportation
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 4th March, 1828
Arrival date: 14th July, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 323 (163)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st March, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Phoenix - 1828
Indent No; 70
Name; William Penny or Buckly
Age; 28
Catholic, Married - 1 child
Native Place; London
Trade or calling; Labourer
Trial where & Date; Returning from N S Wales - London - 13 Sept
Sentence; Life - 2 previous convictions
Height; 5 ft. 8 1/2 in
Eyes; Grey
Hair; Dk. Brown
Completion: Ruddy fair, freckled
Remarks; CAME here in the Grenada as William Penny in 1820, escaped in (would not name the ship)
Assigned; Waterworks, Sydney

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st March, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Buckley (alias) (prev. Buckley (Alias)), date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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