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William Watts, one of 220 convicts transported on the Elizabeth, 03 October 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 183 (94)
||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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D Wong on 9th May, 2020 wrote:
Huntingdon, Bedford & Peterborough Gazette Huntingdonshire, England
15 Jan 1831:
THOS. COOK, aged 30, and WILLIAM WATTS, aged 37, charged with stealing, on the 7th of Nov. 7 pieces of pickled pork, value 30s. the property of Rich. Labrum, of Battlesden.__7 years’ transportation.
No ship found for Thomas Cook.
William Watts was listed as 36 years old on arrival.
Once for Stealing ### 3 Mos. again 2 Mos. for Vagrancy again Vagrancy 6 Weeks - again One Month Vagrancy.
William was 5’6¾” tall, sallow complexion, dark brown hair and whiskers, light hazel eyes, very small ears, natural mark under left eye.
Married with 5 children, wife, Ann at Chorleigh, Bedford.
1832-33 Musters: Assigned to Mr. James Hobbs.
1835 Muster: Assigned to Mr. H. Collins.
Conduct Record: Empty.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 9th May, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime