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William Prizeman, one of 261 convicts transported on the William Jardine, 09 August 1850
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 308
||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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D Wong on 25th June, 2019 wrote:
12th June 1848
Verdict Guilty > pleaded guilty
WILLIAM PRIZEMAN, feloniously breaking and entering the duelling-house of Joseph Toms, and stealing 2 watches and 2 rings, value 9l.; his goods; to which he pleaded
GUILTY. Aged 38.— Transported for Seven Years.
William Prizeman was 38 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Southwark.
William 5’4½” tall, reads and writes a little, dark complexion, dark brown hair and whiskers, dark brown eyes, anchor WP wreath sun ½ moon 7 stars, bottle and 2 glasses and 2 pipes on left arm, married with 5 children.
Wife Ann at native place.
Brothers: John, James
31/5/1853: CP approved
2/10/1855: CP Hobart Town.
This was from his son William Benjamin Prizeman:
18/1/1855 Sydney Morning Herald:
WILLIAM PRIZEMAN, from London, who arrived in Van Diemen’s Land about four years since, and was in the employ of a gardener of Sandy LBay, Hobart Town, and left there for Port Phillip, would write to his son WILLIAM, at the Post Office, he would also hear of his brother-in-law, WILLIAM SUGDEN.
15/4/1856: William Prizeman Snr. arrived in Sydney to join his son.
1867: William Prizeman Snr. died at Murrurundi, NSW.
19/2/1862 Sydney Morning Herald:
On the 6th instant, at the Commercial Hotel, Gladstone, Port Curtis, the wife of William Prizeman, late of Murrurundi, of a daughter. (Married Isabella Sutherland at Murrurundi in 1856).
Isabella died QLD in 1899.
William Benjamin died in 1907 in QLD. (Father William Prizeman and Mother, Ann Simpson/or Sugden). They lived at Port Curtis near Gladstone, QLD.
Wife Ann died 8/9/1888 at St. Saviour’s Union Workhouse Newington, Southwark.
Convict Changes History
Roger Parker on 5th April, 2018 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime
D Wong on 25th June, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1867 (prev. 0000), occupation