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William Yates, one of 160 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 17 September 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 233 (118)
||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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Maureen Withey on 18th February, 2020 wrote:
Lancaster Assizes. The following list, in addition to that which we gave in our last, will complete the calendar of the prisoners and their sentences. Wm. Sadler and Wm. Yates, for breaking into the house of Thomas Margerison, at Walton-le-dale, and stealing silver spoons. Death. ...
In passing sentence of death upon the forty-four prisoners capitally convicted, the Lord Chief Baron Richards commented on their various offences, and allowed 38 of them to entertain hopes of mercy as there were no circumstances of attrocious violence connected with their guilt; but to six of them he forbad any expectation of forgiveness its this world.
Liverpool Mercury, 9 Apr 1819.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 18th February, 2020 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime