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William Wagstaff, one of 188 convicts transported on the John, 18 July 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 231 (117)
||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 8th February, 2019 wrote:
26/3/1827 Aris’s Birmingham Gazette Warwickshire, England:
William Wagstaff and John Wagstaff, for breaking into a dwelling house at Forsbrook.
John Wagstaff, twin brother, was also on board.
William was 23 years old on arrival - could read, was protestant, single, 5’3” tall, brown hair, dark grey eyes.
Occupation: Farm servant and head potter.
1827: Assigned to William Bowman on arrival.
1828 Census: Listed as a labourer aged 21, assigned to William Bowman, Black Creek.
1836: TOL Maitland.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 8th February, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime