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William Porter

William Porter, one of 260 convicts transported on the Heroine, 06 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Porter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Cotton spinner
Date of Death: 1836
Age: 38 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Shopbreaking & theft
Convicted at: Chester Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Heroine
Departure date: 6th May, 1833
Arrival date: 19th September, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 259 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 98
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Heroine
No; 25
Name; William Porter
Age; 35. Married, 1 male and 1 female child
Native County; Lancashire
Trade; Cotton spinner
Offence; Shop Breaking
Height; 4 ft. 11 3/4 in
Complexion; Ruddy & freckled
Hair; Red & bald
Eyes; Hazel
Date of Certificate;
Additional Remarks; DIED; in Hospital 12 April 1836. at Patrick Plains

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register.
Name: William Porter
Date of Death: 12 April 1836
District: Pak Plains
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Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1836 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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