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William Reeve

William Reeve, one of 236 convicts transported on the Mangles, 08 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Reeve
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 16th April, 1807
Occupation: Shepherd
Date of Death: 30th September, 1859
Age: 52 years

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 Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Bucks Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 8th December, 1832
Arrival date: 17th April, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 235 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 487 (244)
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

Darlene allen on 13th November, 2011 wrote:

William was Convicted of horse stealing at Bucks Quarter Session on 16th Oct 1832, sentence: Life to Australia.  He was married with three children.
His english family did not come to Australia and William remarried when his sentance was served to Lucy nee KEYS.  They had eight children.
William had an elder brother Thomas, who also was sent to Australia

John Gibson on 12th August, 2018 wrote:

Buried in North Gundagai NSW

Convict Changes History

Darlene allen on 13th November, 2011 made the following changes:

gender m

John Gibson on 12th August, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 16th April, 1807 (prev. 0000), date of death: 30th September, 1859 (prev. 0000)

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