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William Salmon

William Salmon, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Salmon
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1779
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 1829
Age: 50 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Malabar
Departure date: 14th June, 1819
Arrival date: 30th October, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 185 (94)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th April, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Malabar - 30 Oct 1819.
Name; William Salmon
Age; 40 [1779]
Catholic, Single
Native Place; Oxford shire
Trade or calling; Woolen weaver
Trial where & Date; Warwick - 27 Mar 1819
Sentence; 14 years
Height; 5 ft. 5 1/4 in
Eyes; Grey
Hair; Lt. Sandy
Completion; Fair Ruddy
Remarks; 28/306

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th April, 2021 wrote:

Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, Liverpool St Luke
No; 154
Name; William Salmon
Abode; Liverpool Hospital
When Buried; 15 Nov 1829
Age; 55
Ships Name; Malabar
Quality or profession; Govt. Employ of Bridge Party Bong Bong
By whom the Ceremony was performed; Robert Crawford

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1779 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1829 (prev. 0000)

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