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William Smith

William Smith, one of 300 convicts transported on the Baring, April 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Baring
Departure date: April, 1815
Arrival date: 7th September, 1815
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 300 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 208
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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Maureen Withey on 30th April, 2019 wrote:

At our Assizes, the business of which was concluded on Tuesday, William Fry, aged 19, for burglary, and John Hathaway and Thomas Cribb, for robbing the shop of Mr Martin, at Everly, of drapery goods, received sentence of death.  Edward Groves and Charles Tilly, for stealing, at Kingswood, black kerseymere, the property of Messrs Austin and Co. were sentenced
were sentenced, the former to 14, and Tilly to 7 years transportation. William Smith and Francis Brine, for stealing three asses, to be transported for 7 years.
Salisbury Journal, 1 Aug 1814

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