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William Pridmore, one of 238 convicts transported on the Lord Auckland, 13 July 1844
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 129 (66). https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au
||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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Nell Murphy on 30th March, 2017 wrote:
William PRIDMORE was convicted at Lincoln on 9 April 1844 for stealing money from a person. One previous conviction. 15 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Lord Auckland’ arriving 27 June 1844.
Aged 33yrs; a wheelwright; married man, 3 children; 5’6”; stout build.
Native place of birth: Colesterworth, nr Grantham.
Brothers: Thomas & John
2 yr Probation Period.
Station Gang: Rocky Hills.
Some notes of misconduct and punishments.
15 June 1852: Ticket of Leave granted.
17 Aug 1852: Application for permission to marry - to Margaret Higgins (transported per ‘Blackfriar’)
30 Aug 1852: Marriage to Margaret Higgins, at St. John the Baptist Church, Hobart, Tasmania. (ref. 37/1/11 no. 580)
16 May 1854: Conditional Pardon approved.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 30th March, 2017 made the following changes:
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