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William Hair

William Hair, one of 270 convicts transported on the Duchess of Northumberland, 01 October 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Hair
Aliases: Hare
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Robbery with violence
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Duchess of Northumberland
Departure date: 1st October, 1842
Arrival date: 18th January, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 270 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 222. Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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

Nell Murphy on 5th August, 2016 wrote:

William HARE was convicted at York on 13 Aug 1842 for robbery with violence (Highway Robbery). 15 yr sentence. Gaol Report: Idle, indifferent.
Hulk Report: good manners
Ship’s Report: Orderly. Captain of Division.
Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per ‘Duchess of Northumberland’ arriving 10 Jan 1843.

Aged 28yrs; ploughman/brickmaker; Protestant; 6’; can read & write;
Married, wife Elizabeth.
Native place: Louth
Dragoon Guards 3 1/2 yrs

Assignments in Colony.
Some notes of misconduct and punishments.
19 Feb 1850: Ticket of leave
15 Apr 1853: Conditional Pardon
17 Apr 1846: 3mths of extended sentence specially remitted having been a flagellator for past 18mths
30 Apr 1846: to Port Arthur Penal settlement

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 5th August, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 222. Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 222), alias

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