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William Stephenson

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Stephenson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Shoemaker
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Kingston upon Hull Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mandarin
Departure date: 1843
Arrival date: 16th October, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 5th June, 2016 wrote:

William Stephenson was convicted at Kingston upon Hull on 13 Dec 1840 for stealing rope from a vessel in the harbour at Hull. Previous for stealing oranges. 7 yr sentence. Sent to Parkhurst Prison for Boys on Isle of Wight (once punished there with 16 lashes for stealing potatoes)- had been there 2 yrs 4mths before being transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Mandarin’ arriving 16 Oct 1843.

Single; shoemaker; can read & write.
Native place: Newcastle upon Tyne

In VDL, apprenticed to I (or J) Walker, Melville St. Hobart.

Conditional Pardon approved 12 Oct 1847.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 5th June, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Stephenson, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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