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William Sellers, one of 279 convicts transported on the Larkins, 11 June 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
11th June, 1831
19th October, 1831
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 278 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 120
||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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D Wong on 1st May, 2013 wrote:
William was 14 years old when convicted under the name of ‘John Sellers’ at the Old Bailey.
He was convicted along with his brother, Matthew, and also John Watkins (John 1832 to NSW) for stealing 1 shirt, value 15s., the goods of Ann Wright.
William was 4’11” tall, pale complexion, light brown hair, light blue eyes, could read and write, and was protestant.
William’s conduct record was bad: insolence, absconding, etc. He was also sent to Port Arthur for a time.
No date of death found.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 1st May, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, date of birth 1815, gender, occupation, crime