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William Williamson

William Williamson, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Williamson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Cornwall Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 27th October, 1819
Arrival date: 5th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 247 (125). Tasmanian Archives - convict records
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

Nell Murphy on 11th January, 2017 wrote:

William WILLIAMSON was convicted at Cornwall, England August 1819. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Coromandel’ arriving 12 March 1820.

Single man; aged 17yrs; 5’1 1/2”; a watchmaker’s apprentice
Native Place: Somersetshire, England

Assigned out to work services in the Colony.
Clear conduct record, no misconduct.

1832: Conditional Pardon approved, no. 342.
10 Feb 1840: Free Pardon approved, no. 534.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 11th January, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 247 (125). Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number

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