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William Wells, one of 200 convicts transported on the Katherine Stewart Forbes, 07 October 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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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 HO11/7, Page Number 224
||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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Maureen Withey on 8th December, 2020 wrote:
CS Ref No: 38/04510
Letter, dated 16/4/1838, to the Hon. Colonial Secretary, submitting List of 4 Prisoners whose term of servitude at Moreton Bay has
expired & who desire to remain – such additional servitude to lead to ticket of leave - labour needed [No 38/7]
Recommends William Wells, Thomas Holford & John Edmonds – ticket of leave
Also re William Booth – sawyer
List of Convicts whose Colonial Sentences have expired who wish to remain at Moreton Bay until they become entitled to the indulgence of a Ticket of Leave
1 William Wells/ “Katherine Stewart Forbes” – bricklayer
2 Thomas Holford/ “Atlas” 4 – sawyer
3 John Edmonds/ “Lord Melville” – harness maker
4 William Booth/ “Aurora” – sawyer
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 8th December, 2020 made the following changes: