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life span was 61 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
||Kingston upon Hull Quarter Sessions
16th October, 1843
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 39 other convicts
||Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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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