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William Atkin, one of 240 convicts transported on the Elphinstone, 20 January 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||3rd January, 1853
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 225 (115)
||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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D Wong on 14th June, 2018 wrote:
William Atkin was listed as 43 years old on arrival in VDL - his native place was Nottingham.
Goal Report: Character bad convicted before at Stafford 1818 for stealing a £1 note and was transported for 7 years - served 4 years at the Justitia Hulk. Once 2 months for Cheese.
William was 5’5¾” tall, fresh complexion, brown hair, dark reddish brown whiskers, hazel eyes, left leg crippled.
Married, Wife Ann, I have not seen her for 22 years.
7/1/1845: Recommended for a CP
14/3/1853: Free Certificate.
William Aitkins, aged 69 - registered Tasman.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 14th June, 2018 made the following changes:
alias1: Aitkins, alias2: Aitkin, date of birth: 1784 (prev. 0000), date of death: 3rd January, 1853 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime