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life span was 60 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
4th November, 1821
9th March, 1822
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 34 other convicts
||convict ships to NSW
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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