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William Trinder

William Trinder, one of 220 convicts transported on the Theresa, 28 March 1845

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Trinder
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Gloucester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Theresa
Departure date: 28th March, 1845
Arrival date: 3rd July, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 267 (135)
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

John McElroy on 23rd March, 2017 wrote:

aged 18 in 1845

John McElroy on 23rd March, 2017 wrote:

Ticket of Leave granted in 1845

John McElroy on 23rd March, 2017 wrote:

Conditional Pardon 1847—never return to Britain.

John McElroy on 23rd March, 2017 wrote:

1851 sentence expired

D Wong on 25th March, 2017 wrote:

3/2/1844 Gloucestershire Chronicle Gloucestershire, England:
William Trinder and Thomas Gregory, charged with stealing bacon Cheltenham, the property of Henry Camps.

William Trinder was 18 years old on arrival in VDL. It was his 3rd conviction.  He was born at Cheltenham.

William was 5’5” tall, brown hair, blue eyes, 5 blue dots on left arm below elbow, faint blue mark on back of left hand. Ring {in} 2nd finger left hand, single, literate, protestant.

No date of death found - references to a William Trinder at Ballarat in the 1850’s on ‘Trove’.

Convict Changes History

John McElroy on 23rd March, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1827 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

D Wong on 25th March, 2017 made the following changes:


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