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William Record, one of 184 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 April 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 387 (195)
||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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Tess Stanley on 19th December, 2016 wrote:
Married Ann Newbolt. Died in Bendigo (Suicide)
D Wong on 19th May, 2019 wrote:
William Record and Wm. Jones, for stealing from the person of Thomas Watkins.
William Jones was also onboard.
William Record was 21 years old on arrival in VDL.
Place of Birth: Birmingham.
William was 5’5” tall, dark brown hair, brown eyes, scar on centre of forehead, scar right side of chin underneath, one small scar on both thumbs, small scar outside left arm, small scar on right cheek, single.
Mother and brother at birmingham, Sarah Record keeps a School in ### street.
I worked last for Johnson next door to my mother.
1830-32 Musters: Public Works.
1833 Muster: TOL
9/1/1837: Permission to marry Ann Newboll (New Grove 1835).
19/2/1837: Married at St. David’s Hobart.
23/8/1843: Free Pardon
19/4/1845 The Courier, Hobart:
Sailed on the schooner ‘Mercury’, Mr. William Record, Mrs. Ann Record, for Adelaide.
14/6/1845 Adelaide Observer, SA:
At the Quarterly meeting of the Bench of Magistrates, on Monday last, the following transfers of licences took place, namely,
The “Robert Burns,” Hindley-street, to William Record.
1849: Was a butcher at Gawler, SA.
13/6/1849: Granted a slaughtering licence at Gawler.
1854: Ann Record died in South Australia.
26/9/1855 Bendigo Advertiser, Vic:
SANDHURST COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS.
ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF A HORSE.
William Record was summoned by John Pigott for refusing to give up to him a horse he claimed as his. It appeared that the prosecutor had lost a mare, the brands of which, and certain natural marks, especially a wen under the belly, enabled him to swear to. The defendant produced a pound receipt, which however did not correspond with the brands on the mare.
The Bench ordered the mare to be given lip to the prosecutor.
1856: William Record died - father listed as Anthony, mother - Sarah.
Convict Changes History
Tess Stanley on 19th December, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1856 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 19th May, 2019 made the following changes: