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William Taylor

William Taylor, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Taylor
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Southampton Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 27th October, 1819
Arrival date: 5th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 256
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

D Wong on 31st January, 2014 wrote:

William Taylor 26 years old on arrival in VDL.

William was 5’6” tall, brown hair, hazel eyes, born Hampshire.

16/8/1822: Was to hang along with Richard Oldrey (Dromedary 1819) for bushranging and the robbery at Richard Burrow’ & Mr Williams’s at Sorell River, but was reprieved to hard labour in irons for life.

20/4/1831: Feloniously assaulting and cutting Mary
Ann Jarvis at Kangaroo Point with intent to kill - Life.

1832-35 Musters: Absconded.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 31st January, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1793 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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