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William Evans

William Evans, one of 230 convicts transported on the Asia, 04 February 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Evans
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 4th February, 1833
Arrival date: 27th June, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 230 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 11 (7)
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 12th June, 2019 wrote:

William Evans was 25 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Kent.

William was illiterate, protestant, married with 3 male children, 5’7½” tall, fair ruddy ad freckled complexion, red hair, grey eyes nose cocked.

Transported for ‘Stealing Geese’.

24/8/1841: TOL, Up Paterson.
31/12/1847: CP.

Convict Changes History

Bob Doherty on 12th June, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 12th June, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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