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Frank Travers

Frank Travers, one of 250 convicts transported on the William Hammond, 03 January 1856

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Frank Travers
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1830
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 1910
Age: 80 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Wounding with intent
Convicted at: Lancashire. Assizes Liverpool
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: William Hammond
Departure date: 3rd January, 1856
Arrival date: 29th March, 1856
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 163 (83)
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 18th May, 2014 wrote:

Frank was 26 years old on arrival in WA. Born in Leitrim, Ireland and died in Bunbury WA.

Frank was 5’8 3/4” tall, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, dark complexion, middling stout, semi literate, married with 1 child.

23/10/1858: TOL
6/5/1861: CP

1860: Married Margaret Price (1832-1912) and they had 9 children.

Convict Changes History

Sue Woods on 17th May, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1830 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1910 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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