BOYD William

Name William BOYD
Country Of Origin Scotland
Born 1805
Died 1880
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1805, Dumfries, Scotland
Parents unknown
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Clockmaker, Watchmaker
Work Locations No record found working in his trade in Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania)
Marriage/Spouse Widowed in Scotland
Trial 24 December 1828, Glasgow, Scotland
Sentence Life transportation for burglary and theft
Arrival 28 July 1829, Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the convict ship, Lady Harewood
Police Number 1185
Convict Assignment
Ticket of Leave 24 February 1840, 15 July 1845, 30 August 1853
Conditional Pardon 12 August 1856
Other Other skills: Labourer.

Extensive convict conduct record with his first offence documented in November 1829, absconded from the service of Mrs Patterson, apprehended by December 1829.

1843: Public Works, Swan Island
1846: Three years hard labour in chains at Port Arthur for forgery

1878: Invalid Depot, Brickfields, Hobart, unable to work.

Death 6 July 1880, New Town Pauper Institute, Hobart
TAHO: CON31/1/1, CON32/1/2, CON18/1/12, CON23/1/1, CON27/1/4, POL709/1/15 1878, RGD35/1/9 no2623 Death 1880.
Web: Founders & Survivors convict database.
The Hobart Town Gazette 14 November 1829; The Hobart Town Courier and Van Diemen’s Land Gazette 6 March 1840; Cornwall Chronicle 16 August 1856.