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William Rous, one of 300 convicts transported on the Aurora, 03 July 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 160
||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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Maureen Withey on 31st July, 2019 wrote:
The following sentences were also passed: Henry and Edward Cox and William Rous, burglary in the shop of Elizabeth Hill, at Christian Malford – Death recorded.
Salisbury Journal, 11 March 1833.
The following convicts, (who had sentence of death against them at our last assizes) were removed from Fisherton Gaol, on Thursday last and put on board the York, the general receiving convict hulk at Gosport: viz. Thomas Woods, Robert Eacott, Wm. Blake, Wm. Holly, Wm. Prince, Daniel Hinton and Joseph Derrett, for life, George Doel, Henry Cox, Edward Cox and William Rous, for seven years each. Salisbury Journal, 20 May 1833
Prison Hulk York, Record, HO9-9-5 p31
Received from Fisherton Gaol, 16 May 1833. Wm. Rous, age 18, Housebreaking, convicted at New Sarum, 2 March 1833, sentence, 7 years. Left hulk for NSW, 26 June 1833.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 31st July, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime