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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
16th October, 1843
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 39 other convicts
||Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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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