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Details for the convict William O'Neil (1816)

Convict Name:William O'Neil
Trial Place:Chester Session
Trial Date:23 August 1815
Arrival Details
Ship:Atlas III
Arrival Year:1816
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William was born in Chester and was convicted at Chester Sessions on 25 August 1815 and sentenced to life transportation, he arrived Sydney aboard Atlas on 22 July 1816.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 4 July 2014
William was convicted on 30 January 1818 of highway robbery of a "boy" of G Blaxland and place him in fear and sentenced to death. Source; Sydney Gazette NSW Advertiser 31 Jan 1818 page 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 July 2014
William O'Neil was hanged February 1818 in Sydney NSW. Source; Sydney Gazette NSW advertiser 14 February 1818 page 4
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 July 2014

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  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/2, p.245

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