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David Williams

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Williams
Aliases: Harris
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Devon Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mandarin
Departure date: 1843
Arrival date: 16th October, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 3rd June, 2016 wrote:

David Williams (proper name Harris) was convicted at Twerton in Devon, England on 25 Oct 1839 for stealing money. 7 yr sentence. Sent to Parkhurst Prison for Boys, Isle of Wight - had been there 4 years when transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Mandarin’ arriving 16 Oct 1843.

Tailor; single; Protestant; can read & write.
Native place - Bristol.

1 year Probation at Browns River, VDL.
Released from 1st stage 4 Mar 1845.
Other assignments in Colony.
Discharged to his Freedom 8 Oct 1846 from Westbury (north of state) depot.
Certificate of Freedom 27 Nov 1846.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 3rd June, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: David, surname: Williams, alias1: Harris, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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