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William Powell

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Powell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Soldier/groom
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: Desertion from army
Convicted at: Ireland, Waterford
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 21st September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 196 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written)
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 13th February, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that William Powell was 23 years old.  He could read: religion Protestant; status single.  He was a native of Hereford and was a soldier and groom.  He was convicted for desertion and sentenced at Waterford on 16 January 1828 to seven years. He had two prior convictions.  Physical attributes - Height 5 feet 4 1/2 inches; complexion ruddy; hair dark brown and eyes hazel.  Transport number 193. 
Assigned to Mr S. ....man, ...bury. (Could not read properly.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 13th February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written) (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Powell, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1806, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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