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William Storey

William Storey, one of 130 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 23 November 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Storey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1783
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1st September, 1853
Age: 70 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sir Charles Forbes
Departure date: 23rd November, 1824
Arrival date: 18th April, 1825
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 129 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 232. Tasmanian Archives. Old Bailey CCC.
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

Nell Murphy on 9th July, 2018 wrote:

William STOREY (transported to Van Diemen’s Land - Tasmania per the ‘Sir Charles Forbes ship in 1825) was convicted for stealing from the person (a handkerchief), at Middlesex, London, on 15 July 1824. His defence was that he was standing in a mob of people and the handkerchief had been found near him. Had not been before the Court before. 7 yr transportation sentence.

Wife & one child (ref. Convict records)
Aged 44 yrs.

VDL:
Assigned to work service.
1826: Darley - drunk & disorderly. Reprimanded.
Ticket of Leave granted.
1831: Drunk. Fined.

1 Sept 1853:  Died, at Impression Bay, VDL. (now named Premaydena, nr Port Arthur).
(ref. official record and noted in his Conduct Record. There were other William Storey’s but as this is noted on his record it should be correct for this person) (Death ref: Aged 70 yrs; labourer; Tasman district; chronic disease of the heart - 35/1/22 no. 152)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 9th July, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 232. Tasmanian Archives. Old Bailey CCC. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 232),

Nell Murphy on 9th July, 2018 made the following changes:

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