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William Yarwood

William Yarwood, one of 200 convicts transported on the Indefatigable, October 1814

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Yarwood
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Chester Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Indefatigable
Departure date: October, 1814
Arrival date: 26th April, 1815
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 178
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

Belinda Harris on 27th January, 2014 wrote:

William commited his crime with Thomas Yarwood (see him).  Armed burglary of a shop and dwelling.

Labourer, aged 20, 5’11 1/2”, fair complexion, flaxen hair and grey eyes.  Native of Chester, living in Appleton.

1828: labourer, unmarried, with James Holland in Castlereagh St, Sydney.

Conditional pardon 11 Mar 1830.

Convict Changes History

Belinda Harris on 27th January, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1793 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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