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Details for the convict William Morrison (1820)

Convict Name:William Morrison
Trial Place:Glassgow Court of Justiciary
Trial Date:29 April 1820
Sentence:14 years
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Arrival Details
Ship:Asia I (1)
Arrival Year:1820
 
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William partnered Charles Patient (Guildford 1824) and Peter Roberts (Elizabeth 1820) and Duncan McCallum (Minerva 1821) in robbery and placing residents in fear.
Source; The Australian 2 March 1826 page 4
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 23 June 2014

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Research notes

William was born about 1799 Scotland and was convicted at Glasgow Court of Justiciary on 29 April 1820 and sentenced to 7 years transportation
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 23 June 2014
William arrived Sydney aged about 21 aboard Asia on 28 December 1820
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 23 June 2014
William, Duncan McCallum, Charles Patient & Peter Roberts were convicted on 27 Feb 1826 of robbery putting occupants in fear William Hayes on 26 Jan 1826 at South Creek and sentenced to death.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 24 June 2014
Source; Sydney Gazette NSW Advertiser 4 Match 1826 page 3 & 11 March 1826 page 1 and The Australian 2 March 1826 page 4
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 24 June 2014
William Morrison,McCallum,Patient & Roberts were all hanged on 7 March 1826 in Sydney. Source; Sydney Gazette NSW Advertiser 8 March 1826 page 3
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 24 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 11/3, p.381

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