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Details for the convict William Rowe (1832)

Convict Name:William Rowe
Trial Place:Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Trial Date:24 January 1831
Sentence:7 years
Arrival Details
Ship:Gilmore (1)
Arrival Year:1832
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Convict no 991: William Rowe was Tried and convicted for Felony and Larceny, at Lancaster Quarter Sessions Of the Ephiphany sessions of Lancashire held on 24th January 1831 at Liverpool. As a member of the famous "Pottery Gang" sentenced to 7 years to Van Diemans Land arriving in Hobart 22nd March 1832. He married Mary Cain living in Gracemere Qld, his first child was born in Gracemere also William (1868-1875). William and Mary moved to Jarrahdale Western Australia in the latter years of their life a forestry township. They both died in Jarrahdale and are buried in a little cometary overlooking the township in unmarked graves. Mary died 16th October 1894 age 52, William died 22 October 1896. cause of death Dropsey.
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  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/8, p.209

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