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William Simpson

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Simpson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Norfolk Quarter Session
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Duke of Richmond
Departure date: 21st September, 1843
Arrival date: 2nd January, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 5 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct Record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-52,207,163,L,80.
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th January, 2014 wrote:

William Simpson was convicted at Norfolk, England on 03/07/1839 for Burglary and stealing wearing apparel. 10yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Duke of Richmond’, arriving 12/03/1844.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th January, 2014 wrote:

Arrived Norfolk Island (off east coast of New South Wales) 18/05/1840.

Aged 23yrs; shoemaker; can read & write; Protestant; 5’5”; ruddy complexion; brown hair; brown eyes.
Native place of birth - Nottingham, England.

Services in the Colony:
1844: Mr. Winterbottom, Hobart.
1844: A. Stephens, Liverpool St. Hobart.

09/08/1845: Ticket of Leave granted.

1845: Married Margaret Duffy (transported per ‘East London’)

05/10/1847: Conditional Pardon granted.

Colonial Family record:
SIMPSON, WILLIAM
Gender: Male
Birth
Marriage/Relationship: 1845 - HOBART,Tasmania   ( DUFFY, MARGARET )
Death:

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th January, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct Record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-52,207,163,L,80. (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Simpson, alias1: , alias2: , alias3:

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