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William Wilson

William Wilson, one of 160 convicts transported on the Claudine, 20 May 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Wilson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Bricklayer
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Claudine
Departure date: 20th May, 1821
Arrival date: 15th December, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 86
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

greg petersen on 23rd June, 2017 wrote:

Native of Manchester tried & convicted at Lancaster 7th May 1821 transported for 7 years, age 19.
description of prisoner 342 listed as:
Height: 5’ 2¾”, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Grey
Remarks: Man & Woman left arm, WWB Rt arm, pock-pitted
Freedom certificate# 224 May 29th 1828

greg petersen on 23rd June, 2017 wrote:

Transported for stealing Fowls
Gaol report: Second conviction
Hulk report: “Orderly”
Stated this offence, Stealing fowls, tried before at Manchester for stealing Cloathes, served 12 months.

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 23rd June, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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