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William Ward

William Ward, one of 140 convicts transported on the Dick, 02 October 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Ward
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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: -
Convicted at: Nottingham Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Dick
Departure date: 2nd October, 1820
Arrival date: 12th March, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 140 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 407 (205)
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

Maureen Withey on 2nd August, 2021 wrote:

WHEREAS a Man named WILLIAM WARD, lately ESCAPED from Carters’ Barrack, stands charged with divers Felonies.;  Notice is hereby given, that a Reward of Twenty Pounds will be paid to any Person ; or Persons who shall apprehend and cause the said Ward to be safely lodged in any of His Majesty’s Gaols.
William Ward is a Native of Nottinghamshire, 24 years of age, five feet six inches high, with hazle eyes, brown hair, sallow complexion, by trade a weaver, and arrived by the Ship Dick.
By Command of His Excellency the Governor,  ALEXANDER M’LEAY.
Sydney Gazette, 16 Dec 1826.
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Colonial Secretary’s Office,  19th March, 1827.
SIXTY POUNDS REWARD.
WHEREAS THE THREE under-mentioned PRISONERS contrived to effect their ESCAPE from the Gaol in Sydney on the Morning of Saturday last, the 17th Instant ; NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a REWARD of TWENTY POUNDS will be paid for each, to any Person or Persons who may apprehend and lodge them safely in one of His Majesty’s Gaols :—
WILLIAM WARD,  the Ship Dick, a Native, of Gunthorpe, 24 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high, sallow complexion, brown fair, hazle eyes, and by Trade a Stocking Weaver.
JOHN HALPIN, by the Boyne, 26 years of age, 5 feet 5 inches high, dark complexion, dark hair, and hazel eyes.
JOHN DAVIS, by the Guilford (5), a Native of Wolverhampton, 23 years of age, 5 feet, 7½ inches high, ruddy complexion, dark hair, hazel eyes, and a Pedlar by Trade.
By Command of His Excellency the Governor, ALEXANDER M’LEAY.
Sydney Gazette, 29 Mar 1827.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 2nd August, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

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