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William Rice

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Rice
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: Errand boy
Date of Death: 1867
Age: 43 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Pocket picking
Convicted at: Drogheda Louth County
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: -
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Place of arrival -
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Community Contributions

Anonymous on 20th June, 2012 wrote:

William Rice was 15 years old when tried for pocket picking.  He was single and his native place was Drogheda, Louth County, Ireland.

From the Medical and Surgical journal of the Waverley, to Sydney 1839:  William Rice; age 20 (some discrepancy in the ages here, but then not unusual) convict; sick or hurt; venereal; put on sick list 9/4/1839; discharged 25/5/1839.

18/10/1845: COF

1867: Died at the age of 43 at Carcoar.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 20th June, 2012 made the following changes:

new convict, term 7, convicted at 1563, occupation 154, crime 66, firstname William, surname Rice, date of birth 1824-00-00, date of death 1867-00-00, gender m

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