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William Plummer

William Plummer, one of 389 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 10 August 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Plummer
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Suffolk, Woodbridge General Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Moffatt
Departure date: 10th August, 1842
Arrival date: 28th November, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 390 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 189 (96)
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 29th September, 2012 wrote:

William Plummer was 17 years old, a Nurseryman/farmer and transported for stealing 20/-., from Mr Grogsby. His native place was Uxbridge.

His Mother was Mary Pond at Esher and 1 sister Ann at Kensington.

William was 5’5 tall, could read and write, single, protestant, fresh complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, man with a hat and woman on Left arm, Fish on right arm and scar on right arm.

William had a bad conduct record, and received many punishments.
28/7/1848: Sent to Norfolk Island.
2/3/1849: COF

8/11/1849: William was a passenger on the ‘Swan’ Launceston to Port Phillip (Free by Servitude)

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 29th September, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1824, gender, occupation, crime

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