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William Taylor, one of 112 convicts transported on the Proteus, 12 April 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Wilts. Special Gaol Delivery
12th April, 1831
3rd August, 1831
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 111 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 86
||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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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.
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