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William Rigby

William Rigby, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Rigby
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: -
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 257 (129)
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

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.

9/4/1838: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1807, gender, occupation, crime

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