Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

William Strange

William Strange, one of 220 convicts transported on the Lord Eldon, April 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Strange
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1790
Occupation: Shepherd
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: House robbery
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Eldon
Departure date: April, 1817
Arrival date: 30th September, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 334
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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If William Strange was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about William Strange?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

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)

1824: TOL
6/5/1824: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 2nd May, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1790 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au