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William Creese

William Creese was born in 1802 and worked as a butcher in Yorkley. On 4 April 1835, at the age of 33, he was sentenced to transportation for life for the theft of four sheep, the property of Walter Taylor, Daniel White and William Packer. After spending the summer on a hulk, he was transferred to the John Barry which set sail for to New South Wales on 21 Sept 1835 and arrived on 17 Jan 1836. On 1 November 1848, he received a conditional pardon.

 

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