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William Jardine

1 August 1852

The "William Jardine"

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William Jardine - arrived in WA in 1852

This 671 ton ship was built in Liverpool in 1836. It was employed as a convict transport and left Plymouth, England on May 3, 1852 bound for the Swan River Colony. She carried the seventh of 37 shipments of male convicts destined for Western Australia. The voyage took 88 days and the William Jardine arrived in Fremantle on August 1, 1852 with 102 passengers and 212 convicts [Erickson]. James Raiff and James Donnelly [aka Donnett] were the captain and surgeon respectively.

There were no deaths recorded on the convict shipping and description lists and 212 convict numbers were assigned for the voyage ranging from (1265 to 1476).

Of the 102 passengers mentioned above, 95 were pensioner guards and their families, the number being made up of 29 pensioner guards, 23 wives, 19 sons and 24 daughters. The other 7 passengers have not been accounted for but were possibly cabin passengers or regular soldiers.



Linked toBenjamin HUTCHINGSON; Ann SNOWDEN

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