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Michael Webber, one of 220 convicts transported on the Commodore Hayes, April 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 34
||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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Eric Harry Daly on 5th January, 2013 wrote:
A Viennese soldier born 1779, in the 4th Regiment Of Foot, (Kings Own Royal Regiment, Lancasters) Garrisoned Barbardos 1819 onwards.
Height: 5’ 6”
Where Tried: Barbardos, Court Martial
When Tried: 7 Jul 1821
Ship From Europe: Commodore Hayes
Native Place: Vienna
Marks: anchor back of left hand
Transported For: desertion
Goal Report: unknown
Hulk Report: orderly
Confessed desertion from 4th Regiment Of Foot, tried with 236 Johnson
18 Jul 1825: out after hour saturday last- reprimanded.
7 Dec 1826: absenting himself from muster for church on sunday last- returned to prisoner barracks.
22 Jan 1827: paddock/ drunk on saturday night and using bad language to his overseer- to wear a single iron 14 days.
13 Dec 1827: absenting himself from his work from tuesday to thursday morning without leave- was ill, dismissed.
29 Feb 1828: absent from muster and labour yesterday- reprimanded.
12 Jun 1828: absent himself from his work yesterday afternoon without leave- tread wheel 4 days.
23 Jun 1828: being in a state of intoxification at muster in the prisoner barracks last night- trad wheel 7 days.
17 Nov 1828: steals a waistcoat from Benjamin Wade- dismissed, no proof.
14 Oct 1829: absconds on the 16 Jun and being absent till approached by Constable Rimney on the 4 Oct last- 25 lashes and 3 months chain gang.
28 Feb 1831: absent from th prisoner barracks the whole of last night- 2 dozen lashes/ punishment suspended.
20 May 1831: absent from muster last night without leave- admonished.
21 Jun 1831: absent from labour part of yesterday without leave- reprimanded.
7 Nov 1831: drunk in the prisoner barrack yesterday- 6 days tread wheel.
Conditional Pardon: No 1457 20 Sep 1837
Convict Changes History
Eric Harry Daly on 5th January, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1779, gender, occupation, crime