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William Garreway Vizard
William Garreway, Vizard, one of 180 convicts transported on the Chapman, 06 April 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
||William Garreway Vizard
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Wilts. Quarter Sessions
6th April, 1824
27th July, 1824
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 179 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 147 (75)
||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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Maureen Withey on 21st April, 2019 wrote:
Wm. Garraway Vizard , has been this week committed to the Old Bridewell, Devizes, charged with stealing a bundle of wearing apparel, a pair of stockings, and other articles, from the dwelling-house of Charles Porter of Malmesbury. Vizard was one of the most active rioters at the House of Correction, near this town, a short time since, where he was then undergoing a sentence of 18 months imprisonment, for a felony. After this he was convicted of stealing some blanketting belonging to the prison, with which he made himself some waistcoats, and was transferred to the Old Bridewell for further term of three months. He was finally discharged at the last Sessions.
Devizes Gazette, 30 Oct 1823
The following prisoners, in addition to those mentioned in our last, were convicted and sentenced as under: Wm. Vizard, for stealing apparel, etc, the property of C. Porter of Malmesbury; and… were sentenced to 7 years transportation. Devizes Gazette, 22 Jan 1824.
Maureen Withey on 11th May, 2019 wrote:
Date of Conviction- 13 January 1824
Tas. Record, CO13-1-3P57
Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th June, 2021 wrote:
Burials in the Parish of St Johns, Launceston in the County of Cornwall, Port Dalrymple in the Year 1826
Name; William Vizard
When buried; 1826, 12 August
Ship’s No details
Quality or profession. Prisoner
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; John Youl, Chaplin
William Garrway Vizard. Wilts Q. S. - 13 Jan 1824 - 7 years. Ship; Chapman 1.
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th June, 2021 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1826 (prev. 0000), gender: m