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Peter Wilberforce

Peter Wilberforce, one of 257 convicts transported on the Maria Somes, 03 May 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Peter Wilberforce
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster. Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Maria Somes
Departure date: 3rd May, 1850
Arrival date: 9th August, 1850
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 259 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 244
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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Anonymous on 18th May, 2011 wrote:

Peter Wilberforce was born in Liverpool,Lancashire, England in on the 13 July 1823, to parents Mark Wilberforce and Betty Richardson. He died in Hobart, Tasmania aged 60 on the 25 December 1883. He was my Great Great Uncle. I would love to know more about him after he was transported to Tasmania in 1850.

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