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Cornelius Sanderson

Cornelius Sanderson, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 04 April 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Cornelius Sanderson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 4th April, 1822
Arrival date: 15th July, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 164
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 7th July, 2021 wrote:

Also, Cornelius and John Sanderson, for robbing the dwelling-house Mr. John Marlin, of Newland, near Howden, of 16£ in cash notes.
Hull Advertiser, 6 July 1821.

York Assizes.
… and John and Cornelius Sanderson, for stealing in a dwelling-house also received sentence of death; but with the same merciful intimation from his lordship.
Lancaster Gazette, 25 Aug 1821.

Maureen Withey on 7th July, 2021 wrote:

The following convicts left York Castle, (having received sentence of death at the last Assizes), in order to be delivered on board the Hulks lying on the river Medway, below Chatham, viz ...Benjamin Honsley, Alexander Jones, Samuel Ashforth, Jas. Taylor, Cornelius Sanderson, J. Sanderson, Alfred Windle, Benjamin Harrison, for various burglaries, and William Andrews, for highway robbery, to be severally transported for life; John Greenwood for horse stealing, and Wm. Smith for picking pockets, for 14 years; and James Darley for 7 years.
Hull Advertiser, 2 Nov 1821.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 7th July, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

Maureen Withey on 7th July, 2021 made the following changes:


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