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William Sydenham Smith
William Sydenham Smith, one of 190 convicts transported on the Layton, 17 June 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
||William Sydenham Smith
||William Turner, Gypsey Smith
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||5th February, 1815
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 100
||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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Ian Batty on 4th February, 2013 wrote:
Ref: draft manuscript by Laurie Moore working title “A tale of Gypsey Smith convict and bushranger on the goldfields of Victoria”
Dianne Jones on 9th August, 2020 wrote:
William Sydenham SMITH per Layton 1829, tried at Taunton, Somerset, on 29 March 1828, life, was granted a Conditional Pardon, No 68/1, in 1868. The record from the Police Department Sydney, Convict Branch, is dated January 1869 and signed by the Inspector General of Police (see New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891).
Convict Changes History
Ian Batty on 4th February, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, alias2, date of birth 5th February, 1815, date of death 1879, gender, crime