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William Waters

William Waters, one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord Lyndoch, 07 September 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Waters
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Frs labourer & ploughman
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 Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Northampton Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lord Lyndoch
Departure date: 7th September, 1840
Arrival date: 5th February, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 321 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 218
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

jamie palangio on 12th August, 2013 wrote:

William Waters Was A Clerk, At A Shop Called ” My Reason”, He Was Sentenced To Jail For His Whole Life For House Breaking.

D Wong on 13th August, 2013 wrote:

William Waters was 23 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for “Stealing 2 fowls” the property of John Wadey.  He had been convicted of felony before.

William was married with 1 child, 5’6” tall, grey eyes, brown hair, sallow complexion and a scar under his chin.

There is nothing recorded on his conduct record.

1849: TOL
March 1851: Recommended for a CP.

Convict Changes History

jamie palangio on 12th August, 2013 made the following changes:

gender, crime

D Wong on 13th August, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1817, occupation, crime

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