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William Ward

William Ward, one of 180 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Ward
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Wheelwright
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Ocean
Departure date: August, 1817
Arrival date: 1st January, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 380
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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Maureen Withey on 5th March, 2021 wrote:

Medical Journal of Ocean for 21 June 1817 to 16 Jan 1818, by George Fairfowl.
ADM 101/57/8/11817-1817

Folio 11: William Ward, Convict, aged 27; disease or hurt, severe pain in forehead, [limbs] and extremities, insatiable thirst, vertigo, lassitude and general debility. Taken ill, 11 October 1817. Dismissed 18 October 1817.

Maureen Withey on 5th March, 2021 wrote:

Tasmanian Records.
List of 28 male convicts embarked on board the ship Duke of Wellington for the Derwent in Van Diemen’s Land. 30th January 1818.
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON13-1-1p110
The men sent to VDL on this ship all had skilled trades.
Wm. Ward, per Ocean 3rd. Tried at Warwick Ass. 1 Apr 1817, 14 years, Wheelwright.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 5th March, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

Maureen Withey on 5th March, 2021 made the following changes:

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