Stubbins volunteers to help as a blacksmith. He only knows how to make nails, but will learn as he goes along, with hope and enthusiasm. He desperately wants to get home to his wife and children. He thinks his wife is faithfully waiting for him, because Letters Molloy invented a different version of the letter that he read to him. Stubbins wants to learn to read and write so that he will be able to write to his wife and read the letter that he treasures.
David Walmsley on Stubbins
Stubbins made a mistake which completely turned his life upside downDavid Walmsley
"William Stubbins is one of the convicts. We don't know why he has been sent to prison but as was the case for many on the First Fleet, a seven year jail term could be handed out for petty theft. He made a mistake which completely turned his life upside down and sent him to the far side of the world."
About David Walmsley
David Walmsley is an actor and producer. He is known for his other performances in television dramas, Sky1’s The Smoke and BBC Three’s In the Flesh.