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William Clarke Atkin

William Clarke Atkin, one of 230 convicts transported on the Isabella, April 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Clarke Atkin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Lincoln Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 3rd April, 1818
Arrival date: 14th September, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 232 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 14
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 8th December, 2012 wrote:

William Clarke Atkin was transported, along with Joseph Hefford, for the same crime.  William was 20 years old.

22/9/1818: On lists of prisoners forwarded to Parramatta for distribution.

1829: TOL Goulburn Plains.
1844: Tol: Maitland - He was a labourer.
1845: Recommended for CP
4/7/1846: CP

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 8th December, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1797, gender, crime

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