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Details for the convict William Muir (1822)

Convict Name:William Muir
Trial Place:Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Trial Date:18 February 1822
Sentence:Life
Notes:alias Moor, Moore
 
Arrival Details
Ship:Eliza I (2)
Arrival Year:1822
 
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Biographies

William and John Goff (Norfolk 1825) and Edward Watson (Adamant 1821) mutinied on Norfolk Island and committed murder.
Source The Australian 25 May 1827 page 4 and Sydney Gazette NSw Advertiser 6 April 1827 page 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 25 June 2014

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Research notes

William was born about 1803?Scotland and was convicted at Edinburgh Court of Justiciary on 18 February 1822 and sentenced to life transportation.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 27 June 2014
William arrived Sydney aged about 19 aboard Eliza on 22 November 1822. there is an alias evidenced later "Moore"
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 27 June 2014
William &John Goff &Edward Watson mutinied on Norfolk Island and were all convicted of murdering Lance Corporal Robert Wilson on 25 September 1826 and sentenced to death.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 27 June 2014
William Muir & Edward Watson & John Goff were all hanged on 24 September 1827 in Sydney NSW
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 27 June 2014
Source; The Moniter 4 May 1827 p1 & 24 September 1827 p6 and The Australian 25 May 1827 p4 and Sydney Gazette NSW Advertiser 26 September 1827 p2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 27 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.195

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