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William Rowland Williams

William Rowland Williams, one of 172 convicts transported on the Florentia, 14 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Rowland Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Medical profession student
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 14th August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd January, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 266
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

Anonymous on 26th May, 2012 wrote:

William was 20 years old, could read and write, protestant, single, no prior convictions, 5’4" tall, dark ruddy complexion, native place: Carmarthen Wales, dark brown hair, dark brown eyes, small scar over corner of left eye.

8/1/1841: Absconded from Newcastle Hospital since 1/5/1837

2/1/1846: Absconded from Newcastle Hospital since 1/5/1837.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 26th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1807-00-00, gender m

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