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William Smith

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

Name: William Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Pocket picking
Convicted at: Wilts. Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Ann
Departure date: January, 1791
Arrival date: 9th July, 1791
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 994 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 145 (74)
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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Community Contributions

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

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