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William Wild

William Wild, one of 266 convicts transported on the Theresa, 05 October 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Wild
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Printer
Date of Death: 9th February, 1849
Age: 30 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Theresa
Departure date: 5th October, 1838
Arrival date: 31st January, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 265 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 357 (180)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th June, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave, 1810-1869

Name: William Wild. Immigration Year: 1839
Ticket Date: 17 Oct 1846
Ticket Place: New South Wales, Australia
Vessel: Theresa
Written across the T of L.
DROWNED on 09/02/1849 between the heads of Port Jackson by the upsetting of the cutter Ellen in a southerly squall
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842

Name: William Wild. Age: 19
Date of conviction: 9 Apr 1838. Place of Conviction: Lancaster
Estimated birth year: abt 1819
Vessel: Theresa. Port of Arrival: New South Wales
Date of Arrival: 1 Feb 1839
Read. Protestant. Single. Native Place; Lancashire. Trade or Calling: Block Printer. Offence: House Breaking 5 Ft 2 1/2 inches. Dark Ruddy, Brown; Hair. Hazel; Eyes

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1819 (prev. 0000), date of death: 9th February, 1849 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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