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William Preece

William Preece, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Preece
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Salop Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 27th October, 1819
Arrival date: 5th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 256
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

Maureen Withey on 7th January, 2020 wrote:

June 10, 1825.
William Preece (107), 5ft. 4 1/4in. Brown hair, grey eyes, 25 years of age, a farmers’ labourer, tried at Shrewsbury August 1819, sentence 7 years, arrived in this Colony per Coromandel 1820, native place Shropshire, absconded from Prisoners Barracks April 1825.—£2 Reward.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 7th January, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

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