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William Watts, one of 160 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 August 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
22nd August, 1823
15th March, 1824
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 159 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 90
||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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Jan Neaves on 23rd January, 2018 wrote:
Born York died Warkworth NSW
Married Irish convict Ann O,Brien
Died wealthy owner of hotels and farms
Had a large family
Grave St Phillips Church Warkworth
Assigned to Robert Scott as horse groom
Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th November, 2020 wrote:
New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, 1826-1851
Name: Ann O’Brien. Age: 21. Birth Year: Abt 1812
Spouse: William Watts. Age; 25. Ship; Guildford. 14 years. Ticket of Leave
Request Status: Granted
Date of Permission; 3 Apr 1833
Clergyman; Wm John Wood, Maitland.
Convict Changes History
Jan Neaves on 23rd January, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1874 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation