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William Hawkins

William Hawkins, one of 192 convicts transported on the Albion, 29 May 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Hawkins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Woolcomber
Date of Death: 18th December, 1838
Age: 29 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Bucks Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 29th May, 1828
Arrival date: 3rd November, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 399 (201)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Ship: Albion
Name; William Hawkins. Age; 19 [1809]
No; 15
Read or write. Single,
Trade; Wool cleaner & reaper
Offence; Stealing Lead
Trial; Bucks - 15 Nov 1828 - 14 years - 2 previous convictions
Height; 5 ft. 5
Complexion; Ruddy & freckled
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Hazel
Assigned; Robert Lethbridge, Prospect
Additional Remarks; EXECUTED for murder 18 Dec 1838 at Sydney Goal Delivery 38/487

William Hawkins - 18 December 1838 - Hanged at Sydney Gaol for his part in the Myall Creek Massacre.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 18th December, 1838 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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