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William Rhodes

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Rhodes
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: Seaman
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: Chester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
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


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 50. 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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th December, 2013 wrote:

William Rhodes was convicted for stealing wearing apparel at Chester 15/10/1822.  7yr sentence.
Gaol Report: very bad
Hulk Report: good
Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Albion’, arriving 1823.

Single man; aged 33yrs; seaman; native place - Prescott.

Assignments in Colony.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th May, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania. 1826
No; 347
Name; William Rhodes
Ship arrived by; Albion
To whom assigned; MISSING

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th December, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1789, gender, occupation, crime

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