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William Russell

William Russell, one of 192 convicts transported on the William Miles, 15 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Russell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: William Miles
Departure date: 15th March, 1828
Arrival date: 29th July, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 344
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

Sharon on 24th September, 2020 wrote:

Married to Mary Ann Woodland 17/06/1839 Richmond, Tasmania

Iris Dunne on 24th September, 2020 wrote:

Conduct Record: Tried 30 Aug. 1827, Conditional Pardon No. 2146 26th Aug. 1839, Free Cert. No. 966/1841
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-34$init=CON31-1-34P396

Description List: aged 19, Trade Ploughman
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON18-1-21$init=CON18-1-21P78

Marriage:- Mary Woodland (Free)
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON52-1-1$init=CON52-1-1P073

Convict Changes History

Sharon on 24th September, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 24th September, 2020 made the following changes:

source: Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 344 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 344), date of birth: 18

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