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William Sadler

William Sadler, one of 188 convicts transported on the Recovery, 30 July 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Sadler
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Recovery
Departure date: 30th July, 1819
Arrival date: 18th December, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 187 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 191 (97)
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 18th February, 2020 wrote:

Lancaster Assizes. The following list, in addition to that which we gave in our last, will complete the calendar of the prisoners and their sentences. Wm. Sadler and Wm. Yates, for breaking into the house of Thomas Margerison, at Walton-le-dale, and stealing silver spoons. Death. ...
In passing sentence of death upon the forty-four prisoners capitally convicted, the Lord Chief Baron Richards commented on their various offences, and allowed 38 of them to entertain hopes of mercy as there were no circumstances of attrocious violence connected with their guilt; but to six of them he forbad any expectation of forgiveness its this world.
Liverpool Mercury, 9 Apr 1819.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 18th February, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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