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William Hand

William Hand, one of 250 convicts transported on the Prince George, 20 December 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Hand
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: Carter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Prince George
Departure date: 20th December, 1836
Arrival date: 8th May, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 429 (217)
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

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.

11/6/1841: Apprehended.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 20th April, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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