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William Taylor

William Taylor, one of 192 convicts transported on the William Miles, 15 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Taylor
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1873
Age: 67 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: William Miles
Departure date: 15th March, 1828
Arrival date: 29th July, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 349 (176)
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

Anonymous on 27th September, 2011 wrote:

Married Mary Ann Allen, daughter of Joseph Allen a member of the NSW veterans regiment.

William and Mary Ann’s daughter Matilda married another convict Thomas Fox.

Anonymous on 27th November, 2011 wrote:

transported to tasmania on the WILLIAM Miles, arrived in hobart 28/7/1828.granted permission to marry mary-anne allen of
georgetown ,after he was granted a pardon   married 30/10/1840   at georgetown tasmania .had 15 children all born at georgetown william died of congestion of the lungs on 29/3/1873 he was 34 and mary-anne was 15 when they married

Glenda Allan(taylor) on 27th November, 2011 wrote:

as he could read and write he was sent to Georgetown ,he was granted permission to marry Mary anne allen on the 30/10/1840 at georgetown,they had 15 children ,he died of a lung condition on 29/3/1873 mary was 15 and william 34 when they married

Angela Prosser-Green on 21st September, 2017 wrote:

Marriage record shows age for William Taylor as 25 years in 1840 Marriages in District of Launceston for 1840 no 750 performed at George Town LINC website Tasmanian names Index

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 27th November, 2011 made the following changes:

date of birth 1806-00-00, date of death 1873-00-00, gender m

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