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William Russell

William Russell, one of 299 convicts transported on the Admiral Gambier and Friends, April 1811

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Russell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Bricklayer
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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Admiral Gambier and Friends
Departure date: April, 1811
Arrival date: 29th September, 1811
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 300 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 42
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

Maureen Withey on 6th February, 2020 wrote:

Tasmanian Record; https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON13-1-1$init=CON13-1-1p28
List of 30 male and 13 female prisoners embarked for Port Dalrymple on the Lady Nelson 29 Jun 1812, and their ships of arrival, dates of trial, etc.:

William Russel arrived in NSW by ship Admiral Gambier 2nd Time, Master Sindries in 1811; tried at Essex Assizes,  13 Aug 1810, Life sentence;  Bricklayer. Remarks – Notorious.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 6th February, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

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