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William Smith, one of 270 convicts transported on the Eden, 08 July 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 201 (102)
||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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D Wong on 15th February, 2018 wrote:
19/10/1839 Canterbury Journal, Kentish Times and Farmers’ Gazette Kent, England:
EAST KENT QUARTER SESSION
William Smith, 19, William Burn, 22, John Rye, 15, Thomas Fitzgerald, 22, and William Lodge 19, charged with having stolen a bag containing 20s in money, the property of Edward Quane - All transported seven years.
William Smith and Thomas Fitzgerald were both on the Eden 1840 - no ships found for the others.
William Smith was sent to Moreton Bay.
1846: TOL Moreton Bay
28/2/1849: TOL Passport On the recommendation of Commissioner of Crown Lands Darling Downs.
16/6/1850: TOL Passport, On the recommendation of Commissioner of Crown Lands Darling Downs.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 15th February, 2018 made the following changes:
term: 7 years (prev. 14 years), date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime