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William Hand, one of 250 convicts transported on the Prince George, 20 December 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 429 (217)
||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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Dennis Nightingale on 20th April, 2015 wrote:
Born - Kings County Ireland. Single.
D Wong on 2nd May, 2015 wrote:
William was 19 years old on arrival.
7/5/1841: Scone - absconded from Ward Stephens - £1 reward advertised.
William was described as: Carter - age 23 - from Cork, (although he was living in Perth, Scotland), 5’8 1/2” or 5’10” tall, ruddy and freckled complexion, dark brown hair, dark grey eyes, large scar left side of forehead, breast and arms freckled, both elbows dislocated.
Convict Changes History
Dennis Nightingale on 20th April, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime