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William Reeve

William Reeve, one of 200 convicts transported on the Albion, 17 May 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Reeve
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1835
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sacrilege
Convicted at: Cambridge Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 17th May, 1823
Arrival date: 21st October, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 49 (26). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

Nell Murphy on 9th August, 2016 wrote:

William Reeve was convicted at Cambridge 20 July 1822 for sacrilege - breaking into a church. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Albion’ 1823.

15 Nov 1826: Suspected of being involved in a burglary in his Master’s house. Sent to Prison Barracks.

Died. Memo 1835.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 9th August, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 49 (26). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 49 (26))

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