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William Tee

William Tee, one of 280 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 27 October 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Tee
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1890
Age: 75 years

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: House breaking
Convicted at: Northampton Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Norfolk
Departure date: 27th October, 1836
Arrival date: 12th February, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 397 (201)
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

Dianne Kaye on 10th January, 2019 wrote:

Date of trial:7 Jan 1836. Charged with stealing some pots of preserves and other articles from the larder of Mr John Clark, of Little Weldon.
Height: 5 feet 6 1/4 inches. Complexion: ruddy.
Hair: Dk Brown. Eyes: Bluish.
Small scar left side of lower lip, two hearts in a wreath on upper, woman & mermaid inside lower right arm, tree, bird, man and gun, RT, anchor and scar lower left arm, ring middle finger of left land.
1837 Convict Muster: Name of Master, Charles Whalan of Parramatta.
Ticket of Leave: No:41/1047 16 May 1841. Prisoner No: 37/608. Allowed to remain in the district of Bathurst.
Certificate of Freedom: No:43/0884. 2 Jun 1843.
Marriage 699 V27C: 9 Aug 1843 to Eliza/Elizabeth Slack @ O’Connell Plains, Parish of Bathurst by Minister Thomas Sharpe.
Died: 18 Feb 1890. George Street Asylum, Parramatta. aged 75. Cause of death: Senectus. (old age). Buried: 19 Feb 1890, C/E Cemetery, Rookwood.

Convict Changes History

Dianne Kaye on 10th January, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1890 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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