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William Ware

William Ware, one of 200 convicts transported on the York, 11 August 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Ware
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Carpenter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: York
Departure date: 11th August, 1832
Arrival date: 29th December, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 389 (195). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. Old Bailey court record.
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

Nell Murphy on 11th October, 2018 wrote:

William WARE was convicted at Middlesex Gaol, London on 17 May 1842 for stealing a saw. Gaol report: “previously convicted”.  14 yrs transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Australia per the ship ‘York’ arriving there 29 Dec 1832.

Aged stated as 17yrs at court, but 21 yrs on arrival in Colony; single man; carpenter (rough/not fully qualified); dark complexion; black hair; Hazel eyes.

Colony of VDL:
Assigned to work.
1833: Refusing to work and threatening his Overseer. 50 lashes.
Several other records of misconduct.
22 May 1839: Ticket of Leave granted.
1846: Free Certificate. no. 600, issued.

(N.B.  There are several other persons named William Ware transported to VDL abt the same time, but only one appears to have travelled by the ship ‘York’.)

APPLICATION FOR PERMISSION TO MARRY:
31 Jan 1846 - William WARE (per ‘York’) to Ann SERJEANTSON (per ‘Westmorland’). Approved.  (ref. Con 52/1/2 pg 393.

MARRIAGE:
24 March 1846 - William WARE, aged 31 yrs, carpenter to Ann SARGENTSON (note variance in spelling of name from the permission), aged 30 yrs, spinster at St. George’s Church of England, Hobart. (ref. 37/1/4 no. 2318)

Link to wife’s convict record: https://convictrecords.com.au/convicts/serjeantson/ann/11860

CHILDREN:
Mary Anne WARE born at Hobart on 27 March 1845 to William WARE, carpenter and Ann WARE (Sergston). Murray St. Hobart. (ref. 33/1/2 no. 953)

Mary Ann WARE born at Hobart on 19 Feb 1847 to William WARE, carpenter, and Hannah SERJEANSTON. (ref. 33/1/2 no. 2241)

John WARE born at Hobart on 14 Sept 1848 to William WARE, carpenter, and Ann SARGENSON.  (ref. 33/1/3 no. 1042)

Caroline WARE born at Hobart on 12 May 1852 to William WARE, carpenter, and Ann SERGESON.  (ref. 33/1/4 no. 1390)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 11th October, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 389 (195). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. Old Bailey court record. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece

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