BROOM William

Name William BROOM
Country Of Origin England
Born 1818
Died unknown
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1818, Exeter, Devon, England
Parents John and Ann Broom
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker
Work Locations Launceston
Street Address
Trial 19 October 1841, Exeter Quarter Sessions, Devon
27 June 1845, Launceston
Sentence 1841: Ten years transportation for pickpocketing and stealing money.

1845: Fourteen years transportation, struck off probation record, deprived of his pass, and sent to Port Arthur for three years.

Arrival 28 November 1842, Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the convict ship, Moffatt (3)
Police Number 7556
Convict Assignment Henry D Ley, clock and watchmaker, Launceston
Ticket of Leave
Conditional Pardon
Other Period of probation: 22 months at Fingal (10 months in hulk).

June 1845: William was found guilty of receiving a gold watch while in the employ of Mr H D Ley and sentenced to four years transportation, including three years at Port Arthur.

Death unknown
TAHO: CON14/1/17, CON28/1/1, CON33/1/31, CON39.
Cornwall Chronicle 28 June 1845 [William Groom].