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William Skerry, one of 294 convicts transported on the Fairlie, 09 March 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Norfolk. Boro of Great Yarmouth Quarter Sessions
9th March, 1852
3rd July, 1852
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 305 other convicts
||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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Lavinia on 1st June, 2015 wrote:
William Skerry was a native of Norwich, 5ft 5½ in in height with a sallow complexion, a small head, black hair and blue eyes, who could read and write a little. Of the Church of England denomination, married and a bricklayer, William was tried on the 27 December 1849 for stealing 1 sack and a considerable number of fish (Herring). William married, by banns, Anne Nevin (Midlothian) on 1 March 1856 in Launceston.
Convict Changes History
Lavinia on 1st June, 2015 made the following changes:
source: LincTas (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 344), date of birth: 1826 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime