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Details for the convict William Davis (1808)

Convict Name:William Davis
Trial Place:Somerset
Trial Date:1807
Sentence:7
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Arrival Details
Ship:Admiral Gambier (1)
Arrival Year:1808
 
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William partnered Ralph Churton (Indefatigable 1812) in sheep stealing.
Source; Hobart Town Gazette 19 April 1823.page 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 18 July 2014

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Research notes

William was born about 1784 Bristol and was convicted at Taunton in 1807 and sentenced to 7 years transportation, he arrived Sydney aboard Admiral Gambier on 22 December 1808
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 18 July 2014
William was transferred to Tasmania aboard Union on 1 October 1810. Source; Tasmanian Archives Convict Index.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 18 July 2014
William was noted F/S (Free by Servitude) as at 1 March 1823. Source; Hobart Town Gazette 1 March 1823 page 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 18 July 2014
William and Ralph Churton (Indefatigable) were convicted on 14 April 1823 of steal 107 sheep from John Cassidy on 26 February 1822 and sentenced to death. Source; Hobart Town Gazette 19 Apr 1923 p2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 20 July 2014
William Davis and Ralph Churton were hanged on 14 April 1823 Hobart Gaol. Source; Colonial Times 5 January 1827 page 4
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 20 July 2014

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