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William Wyre

William Wyre, one of 260 convicts transported on the Henry Porcher, 29 August 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Wyre
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Unknown
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: Worcester Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Henry Porcher
Departure date: 29th August, 1834
Arrival date: 1st January, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 260 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 430
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 28th January, 2017 wrote:

10/4/1834 Worcester Journal Worcestershire, England:
William Wyre, 18, convicted of stealing five geese, the property of R. A. Eaton, of Hales Owen.

Permission to marry: WYRE, William - (Henry Porcher), Age: 23; Sentence: 7 years; Condition: Bond to HURLEY, Ann (James Pattison) Age: 22; Condition: Free.

1836: Married Ann Hurley (James Pattison) [[I think Ann Hurley was not a convict - the James Pattison 1830 and 1837 only carried male convicts - she may have been a free settler??]] at St Phillips, Sydney. NSW BDM lists him as William Wyer.

7/4/1841: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 28th January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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