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William Wheeler

William Wheeler, one of 180 convicts transported on the Almorah, April 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Wheeler
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1845
Age: 49 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Salop, Shrewsbury Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Almorah
Departure date: April, 1817
Arrival date: 29th August, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 182 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 344
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

Gail Robyn Newman on 15th October, 2021 wrote:

Married: 24 Jul 1826; Spouse: Elizabeth Guy, Marriage reference: TBDMs 36/01/0969 Convict number: 82070; Conduct reference number: CON31/45 p.18

Gail Robyn Newman on 15th October, 2021 wrote:

William Wheeler, Aged: 20 years Born: Shrewsbury (SAL ENG) Shoemaker, Height in feet/inches & fraction of inch: 5/2 1/2; Complexion: Dark Sallow; Hair: Dark Brown; Eyes: Hazel

Convict Changes History

Gail Robyn Newman on 15th October, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1845 (prev. 0000)

Gail Robyn Newman on 15th October, 2021 made the following changes:


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