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William Taylor

William Taylor, one of 112 convicts transported on the Proteus, 12 April 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Taylor
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: Ag lab
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: Robbery
Convicted at: Wilts. Special Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Proteus
Departure date: 12th April, 1831
Arrival date: 3rd August, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 111 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 86
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

Grant Taylor on 23rd March, 2016 wrote:

William was born in Islington London, Married to Elizebeth Hunter in Ramsbury, Wiltshire
They had eight children .
William is my third great grandfather

Michelle Wolfenden on 3rd November, 2017 wrote:

William is my 5x great grandfather

Maureen Withey on 14th November, 2019 wrote:

National Archives - Medical Journal by Thomas Logan, Surgeon of Convict Ship Proteus, 6 April - 8 Aug 1831.
ADM 101/62/2/3
William Taylor, aged 48; sick or hurt, vulnus; put on sick list, 7 July 1831. Discharged 15 July 1831 cured.

Convict Changes History

Grant Taylor on 23rd March, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Michelle Wolfenden on 31st March, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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