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William Hartley, one of 261 convicts transported on the William Jardine, 09 August 1850
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||9th December, 1852
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 315 (159)
||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 7th February, 2021 wrote:
Highway robbery with violence stealing 20/-. and a watch from Thos. Rigler at Rochdale.
William Hartley was listed as 26 years old on arrival.
Place of Birth: Rochdale.
William was literate, married with 2 children, protestant, 5’7¾” tall, sallow complexion, light brown hair, brown eyes, scar on knuckle forefinger right hand.
21/11/1850: At the Port Barracks.
19/10/1852: Hobart/Drunk, fined 5/-
9/12/1852: William died at Hobartown.
15/12/1852 Launceston Examiner:
FATAL ACCIDENT.- On Thursday last, a workman named William Hartley, employed at Mr. Luckman’s coal mine near New Town, lost his hold whilst ascending the shaft, and was precipitated from the bucket, a distance of more than fifty feet.
He was so dreadfully injured about the head and body, that death instantly ensued.
At the inquest subsequently held, a verdict of “Accidental Death” was returned.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 7th February, 2021 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), date of death: 9th December, 1852 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime