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William Quinlan

William Quinlan, one of 150 convicts transported on the Frances Charlotte, 27 December 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Quinlan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Stone and marble cutter
Date of Death: 1840
Age: 21 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Frances Charlotte
Departure date: 27th December, 1836
Arrival date: 15th May, 1837
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 435 (220)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd June, 2021 wrote:

Burials; Hobart
No; 129
Name; William Quinlan
Abode; Port Arthur
Ship; Frances Charlotte - 1837
Age; 18 years
Date; 1840. 12 Feb
Quality or profession. Stone Cutter
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; John Weatherston

Place of origin: Marylebone, Middlesex

Indent No; 45
Name; William Quinlan
Age; 18 [Born abt 1819]
Native Place;
Trade or calling; Labourer
Offence; Transported for Larceny of a persons [Stealing a Handkerchief in Waterloo Rd] Previously for stealing a pair of Shoes
Trial; Central Criminal Court - 4 July 1836 - 7 years
Height; 4 ft. 9 inches
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Brown
Completion; Fresh
Remarks; Died at Port Arthur

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1819 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1840 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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