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Biggs, William (1769–1825)

William Biggs, shoe and bootmaker, was sentenced to 14 years transportation. He arrived in Sydney in 1791 aboard the Admiral Barrington as part of the Third Fleet. In 1809 he leased 30 rods in Back Row East in Sydney.

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'Biggs, William (1769–1825)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/biggs-william-28069/text35784, accessed 16 January 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1769
Warwick, Warwickshire, England

Death

6 September 1825
New South Wales, Australia

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Passenger Ship
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Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: 14 years