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William Webb

William Webb, one of 180 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Webb
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 27th March, 1796
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1870
Age: 73 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Ocean
Departure date: August, 1817
Arrival date: 1st January, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 379 (191)
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

Ken Campbell on 27th December, 2012 wrote:

7/2/1820 married to Sarah rebecca Peaulet At Windsor
1821 received Pardon
1870 died at Pit Town Windsor NSW

Denis Pember on 13th May, 2017 wrote:

Sarah Peaulet was the daughter of James Peaulet (First Fleet Convict, 1788, “Scarborough”) and Sarah Robinson (Convict, 1801, “Earl Cornwallis”).  Sarah was also sometimes known as Sarah Craft because her long standing, step-father was Joseph Craft (Third Fleet Convict, 1791, “Albermarle”).

Denis Pember on 13th May, 2017 wrote:

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
Page 386….
[Ref W0786] Webb, William, 30, CP, Ocean, 1817, Farmer, Lower Portland Head. 50 acres, 40 cleared, 12 cultivated, 22 cattle.
[Ref W0784] Webb, Sarah, BC, Sevant to John Grono, Pitt Town.
[Ref W0785] Webb, Jane, 5, BC.

Convict Changes History

Ken Campbell on 27th December, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 27th March, 1796, date of death 1870, gender, occupation

Ann Marie Gould on 19th March, 2020 made the following changes:


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