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William Rous, one of 31 convicts transported on the Gorgon, February 1791
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
21st September, 1791
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 30 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 154
||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 14th May, 2019 wrote:
On Tuesday last ended our assizes, ... and William Rous, for house-breaking and stealing a fussian frock and other things, the property of John Herbert, of Purton; and ...were sentenced to be transported for seven years.
Salisbury Journal, 14 July 1788
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 14th May, 2019 made the following changes: