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William Harrison Topping
William Harrison Topping, one of 130 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 23 November 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
||William Harrison Topping
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 230. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 19th January, 2017 wrote:
William Harrison TOPPING was convicted at Lancaster on 3 May 1824 for stealing. Previous offences. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Sir Charles Forbes’ arriving 1825.
Aged 16yrs; butcher’s boy; single man.
Several records of misconduct and punishments, in the Colony.
(A William Topping left Hobart for Sydney in 1833, per the ‘Eliza’ as crew - no details available to confirm if this man.)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 19th January, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 230. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 230),