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John Williams

John Williams, one of 250 convicts transported on the Ratcliffe, 25 July 1848

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 11th December, 1821
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 16th July, 1908
Age: 86 years

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: Burglary
Convicted at: Devon Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Ratcliffe
Departure date: 25th July, 1848
Arrival date: 12th November, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts

References

Primary source: http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/136421/20141022-0039/www.heavenandhelltogether.com/index156a.html?q=node/89
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

Sharon on 12th June, 2017 wrote:

He was 86 when he died in 1908, around 5 months before his 87th birthday. He was therefore born in 1821.

Convict Changes History

Sharon on 30th October, 2016 made the following changes:

source: http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/136421/20141022-0039/www.heavenandhelltogether.com/index156a.html?q=node/89 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 316), date of birth: 11th December, 1

Sharon on 12th June, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 11th December, 1821 (prev. 11th December, 1822)

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