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William Banks

William Banks, one of 260 convicts transported on the Heroine, 06 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Banks
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Fisherman
Date of Death: 1845
Age: 33 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 Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Heroine
Departure date: 6th May, 1833
Arrival date: 19th September, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 259 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 104
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 29th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Name; William Banks
Ship and arrival year; Heroine
Native County; Protestant. Single
Trade; Fishmonger
Offence; House Breaking
Age; 21
Height; 5 ft. 1 3/4 in
Complexion; Dark Sallow
Hair; Dark Brown
Eyes; Chestnut
Date of Certificate; 41/2222
Additional Remarks; DIED; 4 July 1845. In General Hospital Port Macquarie

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891

Name: Willm Banks. Ship; Heroine 33. Port Macquarie. An Invalid
Date: 11 Jul 1845
Place: New South Wales, Australia. Category: Convicts Deaths
Title: Death Register, 1828-1879. Volume Number: 4/4549


Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th January, 2021 wrote:

1837 - General Muster. Assigned; Government. Port Macquarie

1841 - 8 Oct. Ticket of Leave. 41/222. Allowed to remain in the district of Port Macquarie; Noted against name; Dead at Port Macquarie. Sec Letter dated 12 Oct 1847. 47/8277.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1845 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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