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William Tracey

William Tracey, one of 160 convicts transported on the Eliza, 22 September 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Tracey
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Farmer & gardener's labourer
Date of Death: 28th January, 1843
Age: 43 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 22nd September, 1819
Arrival date: 21st January, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 158 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 227 (115)
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

Tony Beale on 4th July, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1856. Petitions To The Governor From Convicts For Mitigations of Sentences
Letter fro William Tracey and his wife Mary Sullivan alias Tracey requesting their son John Sullivan per ship Countess of Harcourt to be released from Sydney gaol and work with his father as a stone mason and earn a living independent of government. His father has worked and supported his family for several years

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849 General muster 1825 Labourer at Bathurst 39/407 dated 10/5/1837

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for William Tracy
24/2/1838 trial transported to Norfolk Island 7/6/1838

The Sydney Monitor (NSW : 1828 - 1838) Fri 4 May 1838 Page 3 Law Intelligence.
William Tracey pleaded guilty to an indictment
charging him with horse stealing, and was sentenced to be transported to a penal settlement for life.

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879 William Tracey aged 48 per ship Eliza died at Norfolk Island general Hospital in 1843

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 4th July, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th January, 1843 (prev. 0000), occupation

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