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William Willmore

William Willmore, one of 184 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 April 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Willmore
Aliases: Wilmore
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Woodford
Departure date: 29th April, 1828
Arrival date: 25th August, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 387 (195)
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

D Wong on 19th May, 2019 wrote:

5/9/1827 Leicester Herald Leicestershire, England:

William Wilmore, for highway robbery.

William Willmore was listed as 19 years old on arrival - he was born in Birmingham.

William was 5’6” tall, light brown hair, grey eyes, small scar over left eyebrow scar flesh moles left side of neck, scar on the right arm near the bend of elbow.

Father: Henry Willmore at native place, a fire iron maker, works for Mr Baynton at Birmingham.  I work when taken for Rd. Cotterell - I was not out of employ, I was with my mother.  Single.

Occupation: Labourer/plater.

1830 Muster: Assigned to T. A. Lascelles Esq.

8/10/1834: Permission to marry Mary Hone (free) - denied.

1833-35 Muster: Assigned to Mr. W. Mansfield.

8/8/1836: Permission to marry Mary Ann Chamberlain (New Grove) - permission not given.

27/1/1840: CP

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 19th May, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Wilmore, date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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