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William Hake, one of 200 convicts transported on the China, 03 January 1846
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
3rd January, 1846
16th May, 1846
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 7 (5)
||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 6th July, 2020 wrote:
Sherborne Mercury Dorset, England
9 Aug 1845
SOMERSETSHIRE ASSIZESWin. Wm. Hake, 43, Aaron Dominy, 30, and Daniel Hake, 18, were indicted for a burglary in the dwelling house of John Goodland, of Pitminster. The Jury returned a verdict of guilty against Wm. Hake, and Dominy, and acquitted the younger Ha
Both prisoners were sentenced to be transported for life.
Aaron Dominy was also onboard the ‘China’.
Sent to Norfolk Island on arrival.
William Hake was listed as 50 years old on arrival in VDL 19/5/1847.
William was married with 8 children, he was illiterate, protestant, 6’1¼” tall, sallow complexion, dark brown to grey hair, grey whiskers, grey eyes, scar right shin, bald crown of head.
Convict Changes History
Ann Marie Gould on 5th July, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime