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William Strange, one of 220 convicts transported on the Lord Eldon, April 1817
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 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 334
||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 1st May, 2019 wrote:
Wiltshire Assizes. Monday, the Assizes commenced at Salisbury, ….William Strange was found guilty of stealing a blanket and a pair of breeches, in the house of William Tanner of Brinkworth, the 13th May last, and sentenced to 7 years transportation….
Hampshire Chronicle, 5 Aug 1816
D Wong on 2nd May, 2019 wrote:
William Strange was listed as 26 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Wiltshire.
William was 5’8” tall, dark complexion, hazel eyes.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
STRANGE, William. Per “Lord Eldon”, 1817
1823: Servant of James Hassall of Parramatta; testimony as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6026; 4/1715 pp.227-8)
1823 Jan 29: On list of persons who obtained tickets of leave during the last week (Reel 6039; 4/424 p.132)
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 2nd May, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1790 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime