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William PURNELL

Male Abt 1795 - 1871  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name William PURNELL 
    Born Abt Jul 1795 Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Transportation 22 Nov 1817 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The transpost ship was the "Larkins" (Master: Harry Wilkinson) which le ft Portsmouth on 20 July 1817. Three of the 250 convicts embarked died o n the voyage.

      William had been convicted at the Gloucestershire Assizes on 5 Oct 181 6, receiving seven years. Family oral history is that he was charged wi th  larceny.The Convict Indent records that Pob Berkley; age 22 years; o ccupation rough carp(enter?); 5'9.5" high, dark sallow complexion, brow n hair, hazel eyes.

      2 Dec 1817:  William on list of convicts disembarked from the "Larkins" a nd sent to Parramatta to work. William was allocated to William Lawson o f Blue Mountains fame.

      4 Dec 1817: Commenced work for Lawson; Source: Lawsons's return of conv icts employed by him, Dec 1817 to 1819.
    Died 6 Dec 1871 Lane Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Person ID I2598 Turner
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2014 

    Family 1 Mary MCCALLUM,   b. 10 Nov 1798, Campbelltown, Argyllshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1866, Lane Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 1839 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F956 Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family 2 first wife,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Sarah PURNELL,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F957 Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt Jul 1795 - Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTransportation - 22 Nov 1817 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1839 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Dec 1871 - Lane Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S156] The Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, (Berkeley), Birth: Inferred from Christening record, The Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin, Berkeley, 26 Jul 1795 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S153] Power, Mike.

    3. [S157] NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, Death: St Leonards, 1871 / 2467 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S44] NSW BDM online, (<"http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/searchHistoricalRecords.htm">http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/searchHistoricalRecords.htm), Death: St Leonards, 1871 / 2467 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S157] NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, Marriage: V18393234 74A and V1839466 75 (Reliability: 3).


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