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William Reynolds

William Reynolds, one of 175 convicts transported on the Morley, November 1816

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Reynolds
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Morley
Departure date: November, 1816
Arrival date: 10th April, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 308
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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Tony Beale on 17th January, 2021 wrote:

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1048. WILLIAM REYNOLDS was indicted for stealing, on the 5th of October , two pounds of tobacco, value 12 s. and one jar, value 3 s. the property of James Mills .

JAMES MILLS . I did not see the prisoner come into my shop; but while we were sitting at tea, I saw the jar move from the counter; I fancy he came on his hands and knees. I ran out of the parlour directly, and pursued him down Stewart’s rents; he then threw the jar away, and dashed it to pieces. I ran as far as the court after him; then the watchman took up the pursuit, and stopped him. There was nobody running but the prisoner and the watchman.

PATRICK CARMOODY . I pursued the prisoner, and took him, and there was a mob wanted to rescue him.

GUILTY , aged 26.

Transported for Seven Years .

First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Serjeant.

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 17th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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