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William Smith

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1781
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1856
Age: 75 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Monaghan
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 4th November, 1821
Arrival date: 9th March, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 34 other convicts

References

Primary source: convict ships to NSW Australian Royalty
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Phil Hands on 25th September, 2017 wrote:

William, a weaver by trade, was tried and convicted at Co. Monaghan in 1821, sentenced to transportation for life.
Left Cork on 4th November 1821.
Ship:- the ‘Isabella I’ sailed with 200 male convicts on board, there were no reported deaths during the voyage.
Arrived on 9th March 1822.

William’s wife, Mary, arrived as a free settler with their 5 children on the ‘Thames’ in 1825.

Mary and William both died in 1856 at Wollongong.

Maureen Withey on 13th February, 2020 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index.
SMITH, William. Per “Isabella”, 1822

1823 Dec 3 - On monthly statement of changes in the convicts at Rooty Hill Station; from Prisoners Barracks, Sydney. Listed as per “Elizabeth” (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.245)

1824 Dec - Government servant at Rooty Hill Station. Petition for free passage for his wife Mary & five children (Fiche 3287; 4/1112.1A pp.346-51)

1825 Aug 9 - On monthly statement of changes in the convicts at Rooty Hill Station; to Prisoners Barracks, Parramatta (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.285)

Convict Changes History

Phil Hands on 25th September, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: convict ships to NSW Australian Royalty (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Smith, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1781, date of death: 1856, gender: m, occupation, crime

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