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William Scott

William Scott, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guilford [Guildford], 12 May 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Scott
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Uttering forged notes
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 12th May, 1820
Arrival date*: 12th January, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 309 (156). Tasmanian Archives. Old Bailey court records.
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

Nell Murphy on 18th October, 2019 wrote:

William SCOTT was convicted of coining offences and uttering forged notes at Middlesex Gaol, London on 17 Feb 1820.  14 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Guildford’ 1820.

Aged 28 yrs; a tailor; dk sallow complexion; black hair; blue eyes; 5’3” height.
Native place of birth: London

Colony of VDL:
assigned to work services
Clear Conduct record
1833: at Launceston

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 18th October, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 309 (156). Tasmanian Archives. Old Bailey court records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, P

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