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Kerry Report 10 Nov 2012 23:34

Trying to find ancestor William Lewis (born approx. 1789) Convicted of theft. Sentenced to death 16th September, 1812, at the Old Bailey.. Sentence changed to deportation to Australia. Left England 2nd june,1813 aboard the `Earl Spencer`arrived Sydney, 9th October,1813 .. Left behind a wife and children. This is all the information I have on him. Hoping someone recognizes him so I can follow more of my family tree. Thanks

Mike *

Mike * Report 11 Nov 2012 00:03

Left behind a wife where ?


Lynski Report 11 Nov 2012 00:30

Have you tried "Search all trees" under the Search button above?

If you find a possible match then you can contact the tree owner to see if you have a connection.

Try sending them a message - just delete the default message that appears about having access to their tree and type your own message explaining who you are looking for.


Lynski Report 11 Nov 2012 00:34

New South Wales, Australia,Convict Registers of Conditional and Absolute Pardons 1791-1867

Name: William Lewis
Pardon Date: 31 Jul 1818
Vessel Name: Earl Spencer
Year of Arrival: 1813
Place of Origin: London, England
Trial Location: London, England
Date of Conviction: 16 Sep 1812
Place of Conviction: London, England
Record Type: Absolute


Kerry Report 12 Nov 2012 02:25

All I know is that in the court transcript it mentioned his wife and children. I have no more information, sorry