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Details for the convict William Pitts (1822)

Convict Name:William Pitts
Trial Place:Hertford Assizes
Trial Date:21 July 1819
Sentence:Life
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Ship:Richmond
Arrival Year:1822
 
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Biographies

William partnered John Salt (Baring 1819) and Richard Peacock ( Adia 1828) in highway robberies.
Source; Sydney Gazette NSW Advertiser 27 June 1829 page 2.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 19 June 2014

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Research notes

William was born about 1795 Hertford and was tried and convicted at Hertford Assizes on 21 July 1819 and sentenced to life transportation
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 19 June 2014
William together with John Salt &'Ronald Peacock were convicted on 29 June 1829 of highway robbery on Benjamin Crew near Bargo NSW on 10 May 1829 and sentenced to death.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 20 June 2014
William & Richard Peacock & John Salt were hanged on 6 July 1829 at Sydney NSW. Source; Sydney Moniter 11 July 1829 p4 & 13 July 1829 p4
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 20 June 2014
Sources; Sydney Gazette NSW Advertiser 27 June 1829 p2 & 30 June 1829 p2 and Sydney Moniter 4 July 1829 p2 & 6 July 1829 p2 and The Australian 30 June 1829 p3 & 8 July 1829 p3
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 20 June 2014

Disclaimer: The information has not been verified by Claim a Convict. As this information is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the data to verify its accuracy.

Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/4, p.121

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