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William Yeomans

William Yeomans, one of 190 convicts transported on the Henrietta, 10 July 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Yeomans
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Shop lifting
Convicted at: Warwick, Coventry Division Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Henrietta
Departure date: 10th July, 1843
Arrival date: 19th November, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 189 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 374
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 June, 2014 wrote:

William was 18 years old and was transported for “Stealing 10/- from Joseph Jardine’s shop.

William was 5’6” tall, brown hair, blue eyes, tattoos, could read and write, protestant, single, fresh complexion.

Father: John
Mother: Amelia
Brother: George
Sisters: Amelia and Anne - all at native place.

8/9/1949: TOL
24/3/1853: TOL Revoked for being absent from muster.

1851: married Emily/Amelia McIntosh (Lloyds) 1 daughter Amelia.

No date of death found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 28th June, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1824 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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