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William Shannon

William Shannon, one of 290 convicts transported on the Exmouth, 03 March 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Shannon
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Exmouth
Departure date: 3rd March, 1831
Arrival date: 28th July, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 26
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842. Annotated Printed Indentures. Exmouth. 28 July 1831.
Name; William Shannon
No;  31 - 1348   . 66
Age; 15 Est Date of Birth; 1806 Native Place; Manchester
Single;
Occupation; Shoemaker 4 years
Offence;    Stealing jewelry
Trial; 26 April 1830   Sentence; 14 years

Family in Colony; BROTHER, John Shannon, about 7 years ago
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Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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