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William Ware

William Ware, one of 280 convicts transported on the Aboukir, 24 December 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Ware
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1850
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 31st March, 1891
Age: 41 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Devon, Barnstaple Borough Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Aboukir
Departure date: 24th December, 1851
Arrival date: 20th February, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island. [These convicts appear to have all landed in Van Diemen's Land]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 297 (151). Linc, Conduct Record (CON33-1-106 and CON37-1-10 page 5484)
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

Kay Sleith on 17th August, 2018 wrote:

Married convict Margaret Walsh (Welch) who came from Ireland on the Martin Luther. They had 10 children.

Iris Dunne on 17th August, 2018 wrote:

Conduct Record: aged 41, can read a little, C of E, Transported for stealing poultry, Married

Tried S.C.Hobart 17 April 1881 for stealing a cow,  acquitted

Iris Dunne on 17th August, 2018 wrote:

http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-106,283,265,F,58
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Graeme Smith on 27th August, 2018 wrote:

A message for Kay Sleith. What do you know of a convict William Jordan Jones off the James Barry whose son married a Mena Sleith.
Thanks
Graeme

Convict Changes History

Kay Sleith on 10th May, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 31st March, 1891 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 17th August, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 297 (151). Linc, Conduct Record (CON33-1-106 and CON37-1-10 page 5484) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Num

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