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William Watts, one of 224 convicts transported on the Eliza, 02 February 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||11th February, 1835
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 6
||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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Ray West on 10th December, 2014 wrote:
Was convicted of theft of £5 from Thomas Evans of Burghclere, Berkshire, also riotously assembled (with 100 others)and feloniously destroying a threshing machine property of John Fosbury at Highclere.
D Wong on 13th December, 2014 wrote:
William was 25 years old on arrival in VDL.
He was born at Imping, Berks.
William was 5’5 1/2” tall, brown hair and eyes, dark swarthy complexion, single.
1832 Muster: On loan to Mr G Thornley
1833 Muster: Assigned to Mr G Turnley (Thornley?)
1835 Muster: William died at HMC Hospital. The date of death is given as the 2/2/1835.
Convict Changes History
Ray West on 10th December, 2014 made the following changes:
date of death: 11th February, 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 13th December, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000)