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Sharman, William (1791–1848)

William Sharman was sentenced to seven years transportation. He arrived in Tasmania in 1820 aboard the Dromedary. His trade was file hardener and his height was 5 feet 3¼ inches (160 cms). He had brown hair, blue eyes, had lost the ends of two fingers on his right hand and had a tattoo of Lord Nelson on his right arm. He was granted a certificate of freedom on 27 March 1826.

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  • death notice, Colonial Times (Hobart), 27 October 1848, p 2

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'Sharman, William (1791–1848)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/sharman-william-25358/text33761, accessed 2 December 2021.

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