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William Watts, one of 250 convicts transported on the Argyle, 05 March 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||6th August, 1874
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Essex Quarter Session
5th March, 1831
3rd August, 1831
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 250 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 44
||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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Rebecca Hart on 24th February, 2014 wrote:
Convict permission to marry granted 11 JUN 1838 to free settler Caroline Matthews, in Entally, Carrick, TASMANIA
Ticket-of-leave granted 11 SEP 1837
Ticket-of-leave cancelled 4 FEB 1840 - found guilty of misconduct
Conditional pardon no.3138 granted 2 AUG 1841
Certified free 28 AUG 1849
Caroline died 13 AUG 1863 in Deloraine, TASMANIA. William left their 4 living children & moved to Port Phillip.
Married Hannah Jane Byrne (nee Lynch) 21 NOV 1863 in Darly, VICTORIA. They had 2 children & established a farm.
Died 6 AUG 1874 at Rosebank Cottege, Toolern Vale, VICTORIA.
Convict Changes History
Rebecca Hart on 24th February, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 6th August, 1874 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime