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William Wilds, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 27 September 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 441 (222)
||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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D Wong on 21st February, 2014 wrote:
William Wilds was 59 years old on arrival in NSW.
26/12/1836: Absconded from S Levein, Sydney, since Dec. 13.
William was 60 years old, from Shropshire, a bricklayer, 5’6 1/2” tall, ruddy complexion, brown to grey hair, grey eyes, lost a front tooth in under jaw, scars.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 21st February, 2014 made the following changes:
alias1: Wildes, date of birth: 1776 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime