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William Smith, one of 106 convicts transported on the Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Mary, January 1791
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 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 145 (74)
||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 14th May, 2019 wrote:
At the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace for Wilts, held this week, Prangley, for entering wood ground, the property of Richard Hinton, of Hill-Deverel, and damaging some green shrubs; William Smith for picking the pocket of John Lush, at ? fair, of a pocketbook: and Isaac Nicholls, for stealing a brass pot, the property of Thomas Seager, and also for stealing a silver watch, the property of Robert Oakford, at Calne, were sentenced to be transported for 7 years.
Reading Mercury, 27 July 1789
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 14th May, 2019 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime