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William Pridmore

William Pridmore, one of 238 convicts transported on the Lord Auckland, 13 July 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Pridmore
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Wheelwright
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Lincoln, Bourn Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Lord Auckland
Departure date: 13th July, 1844
Arrival date: 15th November, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 243 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 129 (66). https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au
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

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.
Wife: Anne
Father: John
Mother: Sarah
Brothers: Thomas & John
Sister: Anne

In VDL:
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:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 129 (66). https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Numbe

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