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William Watts

William Watts, one of 192 convicts transported on the Royal Admiral, 01 July 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Watts
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Wilts Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal Admiral
Departure date: 1st July, 1830
Arrival date: 8th November, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts

References

Primary source: State Archives NSW (Indents: NRS 12188; Item 4/4016; Microfiche 677)&(TOL butts NRS 12202; Item 4/4420). Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 432
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

Terese Norman on 6th April, 2021 wrote:

William lived in BALMAIN NSW he married & had a large family, he owned a fair amount of land, he built a large house & name it Surbiton House it was in Donnelly St Balmain it overlooked the water, he sold to Mr. John Booth. This was later demolished & was then the Container Shipping Terminal then & now (2021) White Bay Cruise Terminal.

Iris Dunne on 6th April, 2021 wrote:

Bound Indentures: aged 24, Conviction 20 April 1830 for Fowl Stealing, Trade: Ploughman, Milks, Reaps & Sows

Certificate of Freedom No. 34/1378 dated 9 December 1834 in District of Goulburn, Prisoner No. 30/2200

Convict Changes History

Terese Norman on 6th April, 2021 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 6th April, 2021 made the following changes:

source: State Archives NSW (Indents: NRS 12188; Item 4/4016; Microfiche 677)&(TOL butts NRS 12202; Item 4/4420). Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 432 (prev. Australian Joint Copying

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