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William Shaw, one of 170 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 13 March 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Durham Quarter Sessions
13th March, 1828
10th August, 1828
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 169 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 333 (168)
||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 7th August, 2019 wrote:
Civil Registration, Tasmania. (Via Familysearch)
Burial in the parish of Sorell, William Shaw, age 53, of Sorell, buried 12 Mar 1838, Ship, Bengal Merchant, assigned servant to Mr G. Marshall. VCI. Died by Visitation of God.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 7th August, 2019 made the following changes: