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William Primer, one of 133 convicts transported on the Eleanor, 15 February 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 18. Convict Annotated Printed Indentures 1831.
||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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Wendy Smith on 6th November, 2019 wrote:
All convict transported from England on the Eleanor were convicted of Machine breaking except for the three convicts convicted at the Cape of Good Hope - Thomas Davis (Stealing from a drug house); George Smits (or Smets) of receiving stolen iron and Pierre Tuite (or Pierce Tait) of embezzlement). Later documentation (i.e. Ticket of Leave) may state the offence as robbery.
Convict Changes History
Wendy Smith on 6th November, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 18. Convict Annotated Printed Indentures 1831. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number