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Details for the convict William Newton (1841)

Convict Name:William Newton
Trial Place:Norfolk Assizes
Trial Date:1 August 1840
Sentence:15 years
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Arrival Year:1841
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William Newton was born in Heacham, Norfolk, England in 1808. He was tried at Norwich Assizes in August 1840, accused of stealing sheep. William was found guilty and sentenced to transportation to Tasmania. He left a wife and 5 children in Heacham.
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  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/12, p.268

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