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William Single

William Single, one of 168 convicts transported on the Jupiter, 31 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Single
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: 2nd March, 1837
Age: 41 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Jupiter
Departure date: 31st December, 1832
Arrival date: 28th May, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 521 (261.) Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-40,262,5,L,80
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th December, 2012 wrote:

Convicted at Middlesex, London on 01.12.1831 for stealing - 7yr transportation sentence.
Ship’s surgeon’s Report, Arch Ferguson: Very quiet.

Married, 5 children.
Dark blue eyes; brown hair; 5’7”.

Van Diemens Land:
Muster 1833: Public works
Muster 1835: Public works

Died in Colonial Hospital 02/03/1837. Buried 10/03/1837.

D Wong on 6th December, 2012 wrote:

Williuam Single was 35 years old when indicted for stealing 1 window sash, value 10s., the goods of Thomas Rushton, fixed to a building etc; against the Statute.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th December, 2012 made the following changes:

source, date of death 2nd March, 1837, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 6th December, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1796

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