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Seth Hawker

Seth Hawker, one of 220 convicts transported on the Lord Eldon, April 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Seth Hawker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: 25th August, 1872
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing 6 fowls
Convicted at: Somerset Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Eldon
Departure date: April, 1817
Arrival date: 30th September, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 332
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

David Lewis Hawker on 9th November, 2012 wrote:

Arrived in Sydney in forenoon 30 Sept 1817. Ship met by Governor Macquarie to welcome John Macarthur and his 2 sons.
Seth Bapt 9 Mar 1797 Crewkerne Somerset.
Publican then farmer in NSW

Convict Changes History

David Lewis Hawker on 9th November, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 25th August, 1872, gender, occupation, crime

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