Contribute to this record
John Hawke, one of 230 convicts transported on the Arab, 22 February 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||14th March, 1835
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 297 (150). Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-21,219,69,L,80
||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.
Did you find the person you were looking for?
If John Hawke was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.
If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.
Leonie Dolley on 1st April, 2013 wrote:
John died in the Hobart Hospital.
Carol Axton-Thompson on 5th November, 2013 wrote:
John Hawke was convicted at Sussex 02/01/1834 for stealing a watch. Previous convictions. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Arab’ arriving 30/06/1834.
Gaol Report: character very bad
Hulk Report: orderly
Ship Surgeon’s Report: very good, industrious scholar
No notes on record of Conduct.
Died in the hospital, Hobart, Tasmania.
Convict Changes History
Leonie Dolley on 1st April, 2013 made the following changes:
Carol Axton-Thompson on 5th November, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of death 14th March, 1835