Monday, January 19, 2009

Prisoner William ADAMS alias BURTON alias CORBY



NLA Catalogue (incorrect information)
nla.pic-vn4269856 PIC P1029/1 LOC Album 935 William Adams, alias Phillip Buston, per Lord Auckland, taken at Port Arthur, 1874 [picture] 1874. 1 photograph on carte-de-visite mount : albumen ; 9.4 x 5.6 cm. on mount 10.5 x 6.3 cm.

POLICE RECORDS



William Adams alias Burton alias Corby was convicted of burglary at the Supreme Court Launceston, sentenced to 8yrs  on 21 March 1872, and transferred to the Hobart Gaol, then to Port Arthur, and transferred back to the Hobart Goal in 1873 where he was photographed by T. J. Nevin prior to discharge in January 1876.