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William Russell, one of 200 convicts transported on the Tottenham, January 1818
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
14th October, 1818
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 200 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 3 (3)
||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 23rd August, 2020 wrote:
Sydney Gazette, 13 Feb 1819.
PRINCIPAL SUPERINTENDANT’S OFFICE, Sydney, 30th January, 1819.
WHEREAS several Prisoners having absented themselves from their Government Work, and taken with them a Boat which has since been found, there is every Reason to suppose there is a numerous Gang collected together for some desperate and illegal Undertaking ; all Constables are hereby required to use their utmost Vigilance in apprehending the undermentioned, and lodging them in the nearest Gaol.
William Russell, arrived in Ship Tottenham ; fair ruddy complexion ; dark floren hair ; hazel eyes;
5 feet 8 inches high; from Carpenters’ Lumberyard.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 23rd August, 2020 made the following changes: