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William Hawkins

William Hawkins, one of 260 convicts transported on the Henry Porcher, 29 August 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Hawkins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 1876
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Henry Porcher
Departure date: 29th August, 1834
Arrival date: 1st January, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 260 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 428
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

Anonymous on 13th February, 2012 wrote:

Granted a Ticket of Freedom 18 August 1845 and allowed to remain in the Maitland District.  He applied for, and was granted, permission to marry Ellen T Smithwick (a free woman) in 1846 at Maitland

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 13th February, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1876-00-00, gender m

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