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William Scutts, one of 1063 convicts transported on the Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize, December 1789
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 68
||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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Maureen Withey on 15th May, 2019 wrote:
The assizes for this county ended here on Tuesday last, at which four prisoners were capitally convicted, viz. James Hillier, for stealing two silver spoons, two shirts, a pair of shoes , and other goods, the property of Wm Weeks, of Broughton; Richard Dickenson, for stealing a silver watch, John Carter for stealing out of the counting-house of John Clark, of Trowbridge, 18 guineas in gold; and Wm Scutts , for breaking into the dwelling-house of Geo. Thrasher, of Garsden, and stealing £30 in gold and silver. Hillier is left for execution, the other three reprieved. …
Bath Chronicle, 10 Aug 1786
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 15th May, 2019 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime