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William Rigby, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Lancaster Quarter Sessions
26th January, 1832
8th June, 1832
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 257 (129)
||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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D Wong on 10th April, 2013 wrote:
William Rigby was 23 years old and was transported for “Stealing Cloth”.
William was assigned to Mary Marshall, the wife of George Marshall (Indian 1810) who had started a wool and blanket manufactory in Campbell Street C1820, Mary had continued after George’s death.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 10th April, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1807, gender, occupation, crime