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William Pepperhill

William Pepperhill, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 27 September 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Pepperhill
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Baker
Date of Death: 1888
Age: 84 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Bengal Merchant
Departure date: 27th September, 1834
Arrival date: 30th January, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 440
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 19th December, 2013 wrote:

William Pepperhill was 35 years old on arrival in NSW.  He was transported for “Stolen Goods”

1839: TOL Maitland
7/1/1842: COF

February 1841: Married Ann Reid McLean, aged 41, it gives William as being 36. No children found.

1872: Greville’s Post Office Directory, Newcastle.
William Pepperhill, Baker - Blane Street.

1888: William died at Liverpool.

1876: Ann died at Newcastle.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 19th December, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1804, date of death 1888, gender, occupation

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