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William Saunderson

William Saunderson, one of 224 convicts transported on the Isabella, 22 November 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Saunderson
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Riotous conduct and felony
Convicted at: Bedford Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 22nd November, 1831
Arrival date: 15th March, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 224 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 233 (119)
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

Anonymous on 9th February, 2012 wrote:

William Saunderson came from Stotfold and was involved in the Stotfold riots in December, 1830.
He was 27 yrs old.
5/7/1832 Was assigned to William Shairp, North Shore. Ploughs, reaps, etc.
25/5/1832 TOL County of Northumberland - Maitland.
11/3/1845 COF
No Date: From Gov.convict records: Bank Warrant - condition: free. (I think this is to get access to money earned as a convict).

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