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William Arrow

William Arrow, one of 152 convicts transported on the Hindostan, July 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Arrow
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 1886
Age: 84 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hindostan
Departure date: July, 1821
Arrival date: 24th November, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 151 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 69 (36)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

D Wong on 19th October, 2012 wrote:

William Arrow was about 19 years old when transported for stealing a bottle of whiskey and shooting game fowls belonging to “Weston Manor” Albury, Surrey.

1823: Sent to Bathurst where he worked as a shoemaker.

12/9/1825: Convict servant of James McAloney. To be victualled from the store at Parramatta for 6 mon ths.

24/4/1828: COF

12/5/1828: Permission to marry Sarah Burton, age 16 (daughter of convict James Burton/Bottom).

Sarah and William had at least 15 children.  William later became a farmer.

21/5/1886: William died at Eight Mile Swamp, O’Connell Plains NSW.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 19th October, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1802, date of death 1886, gender, crime

Shaaron Hutton on 28th February, 2018 made the following changes:


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