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William Shaw, one of 199 convicts transported on the Maitland, 26 August 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||England & Wales Criminal Registers (HO 27/70; Page 454). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 402
||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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Iris Dunne on 20th June, 2020 wrote:
Criminal Registers: aged 25, Tried March 1843 in Rutland, England, Offence Robbery & wounding, Sentence Death (Transported for Life), Tried with Henry Clarke (on same ship) & John Fitsimmons (not guilty)
Convict Changes History
Iris Dunne on 20th June, 2020 made the following changes:
source: England & Wales Criminal Registers (HO 27/70; Page 454). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 402 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/1