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William Williamson, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
27th October, 1819
5th April, 1820
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 298 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 247 (125). Tasmanian Archives - convict records
||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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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