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William Williams, one of 106 convicts transported on the Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Mary, January 1791
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||26th December, 1797
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 122
||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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Rosenne on 7th March, 2013 wrote:
William Crew (as he was known in the Colony)was born in 1771 in Somerset, Bristol, England.
William received a Conditional Pardon 12 December 1794. He also received a Land Grant of 30 acres at the flats at Upper Port Jackson (Concord).
His English partner in crime his cousin (John WILLIAMS) now known in the colony as John MILLER was also granted 30 acres adjoining William’s land.
William married Mary Cassidy convict aboard the ‘Kitty’ in 1795 at Concord, Greater Sydney, NSW.
They had two children before William died.
William died 26 December 1797 at Concord and was buried in the Devonshire Street Cemetery.
Convict Changes History
Rosenne on 7th March, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1 Crew (alias) (prev. Crew (Alias)), date of birth 1771, date of death 26th December, 1797, gender, crime