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William Webster

William Webster, one of 260 convicts transported on the Heroine, 06 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Webster
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 11th June, 1818
Occupation: Tailor's boy
Date of Death: 2nd July, 1901
Age: 83 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: York, Leeds Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Heroine
Departure date: 6th May, 1833
Arrival date: 19th September, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 259 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 107 (55)
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

Marjorie Earl on 22nd July, 2017 wrote:

Son of Thomas and Anne Webster, Selby, Yorkshire, England.
Married Ann Toner, servant.
Information from the book “Webster Weavings” by Joan Newman and Mary Battis.

Convict Changes History

Marjorie Earl on 22nd July, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 11th June, 1818 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Marjorie Earl on 31st July, 2017 made the following changes:

date of death: 2nd July, 1901 (prev. 0000)

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