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William Peterson

William Peterson, one of 190 convicts transported on the Mangles, 29 March 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Peterson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
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: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 29th March, 1820
Arrival date: 7th August, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 279 (141)
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

Mike Peterson on 20th April, 2020 wrote:

William Peterson married Sarah Bumby in 1815 and they had a son, Henry Thomas in 1817.
William was issued a ‘ticket to leave’ from London dated 24/04/1832.  He was in the Sydney, NSW, gaol at the time of issue.

Convict Changes History

Mike Peterson on 20th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1787 (prev. 0000), date of death: 15th June, 1853 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

Mike Peterson on 20th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 0000 (prev. 1787), date of death: 0000 (prev. 15th June, 1853)

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