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William Seaward, one of 286 convicts transported on the Lady Nugent, 03 December 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 477 (240)
||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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Anonymous on 14th November, 2011 wrote:
William Seaward (or Seward) was convicted of wounding a man in a fight outside a pub in Crediton, Devon. He left behind a young wife called Elizabeth who pleaded for him to serve out his sentence on the hulk in the Thames, but to no avail. Her letter begging for mercy and trying to excuse his crime is in the National Archives in the UK.