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William Perry

William Perry, one of 296 convicts transported on the Earl Cornwallis, August 1800

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Perry
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1802
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Berks, Reading Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Earl Cornwallis
Departure date: August, 1800
Arrival date: 12th June, 1801
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 294 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 275 (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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th October, 2020 wrote:

Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868

William Perry
Trial; Reading, Berkshire, England , 17 Jan 1800
Vessel: Earl Cornwallis

New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1856
On list of convicts on board the “Earl Cornwallis”
New South Wales, St John’s Parramatta Burials.

Name; William Perry, Convict
Of the Parish of Parramatta was buried Nov 23rd 1802
By Samuel Marsden

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 1802 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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