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William Usherwood, one of 220 convicts transported on the Elizabeth, 03 October 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||25th March, 1881
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 184
||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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D Wong on 1st December, 2017 wrote:
19/11/1830 Chester Chronicle Cheshire, England:
DARING THIEVES. - Thomas Broomhall, (a fellow who has recently completed his term of transportation, and who was acquitted on a charge of felony at the last sessions) William Dickenson, and William Usherwood, were charged with forcibly entering he shop of Mr Henshall, gflour dealer, in Boughton, last night, and stealing thereout 14s.
Thomas Broomhall arrived VDL per ‘Strathfieldsay’ 1831 and William Dickenson was also on board the Elizabeth (Listed as Dickinson).
William Usherwood was 20 years old on arrival, he was 5’6¾” tall, fair complexion, flaxen hair, grey eyes, stout made, single.
July 1845: CP
19/3/1852: Free Certificate.
3/6/1852: Steerage passenger Launceston to Melbourne - Free by servitude.
27/10/1852: Steerage passenger Launceston to Melbourne - Free by servitude.
25/3/1881: William Usherwood died at the New Town Pauper Establishment, aged 68, a labourer, he died of General Debility.
No marriage found.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 1st December, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 25th March, 1881 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime