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William Hands

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Hands
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Soldier
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 Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 18th December, 1830
Arrival date: 30th April, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 60 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts.
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Community Contributions

Dennis Nightingale on 15th June, 2015 wrote:

Born - Banbury Oxfordshire England. Single.
Branded with D under arm - deserter.

Dennis Nightingale on 15th June, 2015 wrote:

176059 Hands William - Waterloo 1831. 
1831 Convict Indents. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 678
Age 32. Baker and soldier convicted of robbery on 1st November 1830 at Dublin. Assigned to William Ogilvie at Merton on arrival in the colony.

69910 Hands William - Waterloo 1831. 
1832 26 December Merton 1832 GG.
Baker and soldier aged 33. Tried Banbury. Absconded from William Ogilvie.

75292 Hands William - Waterloo 1831. 
October 1834 Maitland Application to Marry - refused.
William Hands per Waterloo, application to marry Mary Waterworth per Diana, refused unless Mr. Ogilvie engaged to support William Hands until he received a ticket of leave.

112419 Hands William - Waterloo 1831. 
1837 Merton GRC.
Aged 45. Assigned to William Ogilvie.

126216 Hands William - Waterloo 1831. 
1840 6 May Merton GG.
Granted Ticket of Leave.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 15th June, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts. (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Hands, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1799, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Dennis Nightingale on 15th June, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, occupation, crime

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