THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE

William Summerell

Born:  17 April 1817 at Minto NSW
Parents:  Charles Summerell and Mary Webb 
Occupation:  Labourer

Died: 21st May 1896 at Holt’s Flat (near Nimmitabel) NSW aged 84
Buried:  24th May at Mt. Cooper NSW

Profile: William Summerell, alias Summers, alias Barrett was committed at Goulburn on 21st April 1840 for cattle stealing.  He was tried at Berrima Court on the 27th October, found guilty, and transported to Van Dieman’s Land for 15 years. His convict indent states he was 23 years of age and 5 feet 9˝ inches tall, ruddy complexion, sandy hair and blue eyes. William received his Ticket of Leave on the 24th March 1843 and a Conditional Pardon on the 10th April 1843.  He never married.

Contribution received from Association Member, Margo Crestani on the 9th July 2010.


Reference:
State Records NSW Reels 2758; 855; 2728; 1064; 901; 80
"The Australian" 5th November 1840
‘The Sydney Gazette’ 10th November 1840
Archives Office of Tasmania Ref: CON 16/1; CON 31/41

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