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William Atkins

William Atkins, one of 170 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, 14 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Atkins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: 9th January, 1829
Age: 37 years

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 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Northampton Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Lord Melville
Departure date: 14th November, 1828
Arrival date: 6th May, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 525 (264)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, Convicts Deaths. Effects of Deceased Convicts, - 38/0634
Date; 9 Jan 1829
Name; William Atkins
Ship. Lord Melville
Year of Arrival; 1829
Amount; 1. £.  6 Shillings.  0 Pence.
Died; 16 Aug 1830

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Name: William Atkins
Age: 36 [1792]
Date of Conviction: 1 Mar 1828 - Northampton
Reads, Single,
Native Place Warwick
Trade; Ploughman & milks
Offence; Stealing umbrella
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Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 9th January, 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1792 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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