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Details for the convict William Downes (1832)

Convict Name:William Downes
Trial Place:Suffolk Quarter Session
Trial Date:1 July 1831
Sentence:7 years
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Arrival Details
Ship:Lady Harewood (3)
Arrival Year:1832
 
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William was born about 1803 Ipswich England
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 29 May 2014
William was tried and convicted at Suffolk Quarter Sessions of "steal watch"and sentenced to y years transportation
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William arrived Sydney aged about 28 aboard Lady Harewood on 5 August 1832 with his Indent showing trade as "fruitier"
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William was assigned to Francis Little of the Hunter River area on 29 November 1832 and later made application to marry Mary Vogwell (John Renwick 1838) in 1839
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With the consent of the Governor William married Mary Vogwell (John Renwick) on 2 December 1839 St James Church Sydney NSW
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William gained his Certificate of Freedom 38/0589 dated 13 July 1838
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William and Mary had five known children; William Thomas Downs 1840, Henry 1842, Thomas 1842, Thomas 1846 & Stephen 1849
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Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/8, p.283

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