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The source is a list of the prisoners who were aboard HMS Warrior in December 1849. HMS Warrior was one of the convict hulk ships used to keep prisoners before they were transported. This source is an extract taken from a list that shows the prisoners that were aboard HMS Warrior in December 1849.
(Catalogue ref: HO 8/102)

A RETURN, SPECIFYING the Name, Age, Offence, of which Convicted, Place and Time of Conviction, Sentence,- Bodily Health, and Behaviour of every Convict confined on board the "Warrior" Hulk at "Woolwich" during the quarter ending the thirty-first day of December 1849, as required by the Act of 5 Geo. IV, Cap.8 Sec. 14.

Number on the Ship's Book

Name

Age

Offence

Where

When     

Sentence 

2398

James Worthington

19

Larceny

Salford

3 July 1843

15 years

2413

George Gardiner

22

Stealing engine brasses/2 indictments

Stafford

27 June 1843

14 years

2443

Job Church

25

Rape

Buckingham

17 July 1843

Life

2545

Joseph Gorsoul

30

Felony and Horse stealing

Oxford

12 July 1843

Life

2552

Giles Tunshill

30

Burglary

Chelmsford

17 July 1843

Life

2558

William Thompson

29

Breaking into a dwelling house and stealing money

Lincoln

15 July 1843

Life

3603

John Guyatt

20

Larceny

C.C.Court

30 March 1846

10 years

3835

James Allen

17

Stealing flannel drawers

Hexham

1 July 1846

10 years

3838

John Barker

20

Stealing a pair of shoes

Buckingham

10 July 1846

10 years

3842

Joseph Bland

32

Desertion

La Prairie, Canada

15 June 1848

14 years

3844

James Bolton

27

Uttering Counterfeit Coin

Guildford

30 June 1846

15 years

3853

John Brown

18

Stealing a carpet bag containing books

Leicester

29 June 1846

14 years

3857

John Buggins

26

House breaking to steal therein

Warwick

19 October 1846

10 years

3864

John Carter

23

House breaking and stealing wear of Apparel

Guildford

30 June 1846

10 years

3868

William Clarke

20

Stealing a handkerchief from the parson

Middlesex

1 July 1846

10 years

3870

Edwin Clifford

17

Stealing a watch

Horsham

2 July 1846

15 years

3875

William Cranfield

23

Stealing a Gelding

Chelmsford

20 October 1848

10 years

3876

Richard Crompton

36

Uttering a forged acquittance receipt for money

Chester

1 August 1846

15 years

3878

James Daley

17

Stealing a Watch

Middlesex

1 July 1846

15 years

3884

John Devereux

40

Stealing a Net

Tewkesbury

6 July 1846

15 years