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Delaforce, William (Bill) (1817–1900)

William Delaforce, c. 1890s photographer unknown

William Delaforce, c. 1890s photographer unknown

'The life and experiences of an ex-convict in Port Macquarie' by Woomera

William Delaforce, a carter's boy, was sentenced to seven years transportation for housebreaking. He arrived in Sydney in 1834 aboard the Hooghley. He was described as being 17 years old. He could read and write, had no previous convictions, was 5 feet 3 inches (160.02 cms) tall, with a ruddy and freckled complexion, brown hair and blue eyes.

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'Delaforce, William (Bill) (1817–1900)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/delaforce-william-bill-22777/text36670, accessed 28 February 2021.

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William Delaforce, c. 1890s photographer unknown

William Delaforce, c. 1890s photographer unknown

'The life and experiences of an ex-convict in Port Macquarie' by Woomera

Life Summary [details]

Birth

28 May 1817
London, Middlesex, England

Death

7 June 1900
Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

kidney disease

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years