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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 61 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.
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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