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William Taylor, one of 200 convicts transported on the Asia, 29 September 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 173 (89)
||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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Karen Bolton on 16th November, 2012 wrote:
Born 1810 & Baptised 1811 Edmonton Middlesex (Father James Taylor & Mother Martha Darby(a widow when she married James Taylor).Benjamin Taylor is a half brother to Joseph Darby (who was also transported to NSW Australia on the Portland convict ship arriving Australia 1832, the same time when Benjamin Taylor arrived).Benjamin & Joseph were both on the Leviathon convict hulk ship together, as well as William Lewis the brother-in-law of Joseph who was also on the Portland with Joseph).Benjamin was charged with stealing poultry in June 1831 & sentenced to 7 years.He managed to complete his sentence & did obtain his certificate of freedom on the 9th January 1840.I believe he died in Victoria in SE Australia in 1867 as the death certificate names his father as James & his mother as Martha.
Convict Changes History
Karen Bolton on 16th November, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1810, date of death 1867, gender, occupation, crime