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James Hawkins

James Hawkins, one of 300 convicts transported on the Lady Kennaway, 02 June 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Hawkins
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Sailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 52 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Norfolk. Great Yarmouth Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Kennaway
Departure date: 2nd June, 1836
Arrival date: 12th October, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 288
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

Gail Robyn Newman on 23rd August, 2021 wrote:

James Hawkins, Arrived: per Lady Kennaway 2, 12 Oct 1836; at Sydney NSW; Age: 20 years; Education: None; Religion: Protestant; Marriage Status: Single; Born at Great Yarmouth [NFK ENG]; Employment: Sailor; Trial Crime: Stealing boots, Trial Court: Norfolk (Great Yarmouth) Quarter Sessions, Tried at Great Yarmouth [NFK ENG], 04 Apr 1836, Trial Sentence: 7 years; Previous convictions: 1 month;        Height in feet & inches: 5 7.5; Complexion: Fair ruddy & pockpitted; Hair: Light sandy; Eyes: Blue;Marks or Scars: Yes [including] MHJH inside lower left arm;

Gail Robyn Newman on 23rd August, 2021 wrote:

Licence Number: CF 44/626;

Convict Changes History

Gail Robyn Newman on 23rd August, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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