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Andrew Winchester

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Andrew Winchester
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Soldier/labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 12th May, 1820
Arrival date: 30th September, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 9 other convicts


Primary source: tas.gov.au.archives-CON13-1-2,308,70,C,65
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Community Contributions

greg petersen on 11th June, 2017 wrote:

Native of Inverness, Scotland, soldier/labourer in African Corps. Tried & sentenced for life at Cape of Good Hope, transported to VDL aboard Guildford.
Description listed as,
Height: 5’ 10”, Eyes: Hazel, Hair: D. Brown
Complexion: Sallow, Remarks: very well behaved

greg petersen on 11th June, 2017 wrote:

1833 February 13th, absent from church muster, admonished.
1833 1st May, Conditional pardon # 487
1838 6th July, Free pardon # 369

Maureen Withey on 17th February, 2020 wrote:

One of 4 men who were sentenced at, and transported from Cape of Good Hope and who joined the ship Guildford there.
Tried at Grahams Town Court Martial, 28 May 1820, sentence Life, age 25, native of Inverness.

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 11th June, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: tas.gov.au.archives-CON13-1-2,308,70,C,65 (prev. ), firstname: Andrew, surname: Winchester, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1795, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

greg petersen on 11th June, 2017 made the following changes:


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