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William Wallis

William Wallis, one of 188 convicts transported on the Atlas, 16 January 1816

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Wallis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Atlas
Departure date: 16th January, 1816
Arrival date*: 16th September, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 196 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 248
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd October, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Age; 23
Trial Date; 15 Feb 1815
Native Place; Kent
Height; 5 ft. 6 in
Complexion; Dark Sallow
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Brown

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd October, 2021 wrote:

1815 - Old Bailey On-Line
Born; 1793
Tried; 15 Feb 1815 - Tried at Old Bailey, London. Accused of theft from a specified place (feloniously stealing, on the 25th of January, four silver desert-spoons, value 2 l. and one silver tea-spoon, value 2 s. the property of James grant Esq. in his dwelling house). Found guilty (theft under 40s).

1825 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. 1825
Name; William Wallis
Age; No Details
Class; No Details
Vessel; Atlas - 1816
Employment/Remarks; LUNATIC Asylum, Parramatta

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd October, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1793 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd October, 2021 made the following changes:


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