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Details for the convict William Foster (1835)

Convict Name:William Foster
Trial Place:Notts Town Quarter Session
Trial Date:2 July 1834
Sentence:7 years
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Arrival Details
Ship:Lady Nugent (1)
Arrival Year:1835
 
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William Foster was convicted twice in the courts in Nottinghamshire. The first was in 1826 (aged 13 years) for larceny and was sentenced to 6 months in prison. The second (in the Midsummer Session for the town of Nottingham) was on the 2nd July 1834 for stealing a pair of shoes and was sentenced to 7 years and was transported to New South Wales, Australia on the sailing ship Lady Nugent. He arrived on the 9th April 1935. He was granted a Ticket of Leave on the 20 August 1840 and allowed to proceed to Gosport Plains, New England in the services of Mr Henry Dangar for 12 months.
Nothing more could be found on William untol his marriage to Elizabeth on 29th may 1854 in the old Church of Englad, Parish of St John, Brisbane, Queensland. He resided in Ipswich, Queensland for a while with his wife and four children, but died in the hospital at St George, Queensland on 30 October 1882.
Submitted by Researcher (Bob McIntosh) on 24 October 2021

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Research notes

Received Ticket of Leave on 20 Aug 1840 - Source Citation State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12204 Marriage - Qld BDM Registration details:1854/BMA/265 Death - Qld BDM Registration details:1882/C/76
Submitted by Researcher (Bob McIntosh) on 24 October 2021

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 11/9, p.482

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