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William Haxforth, one of 180 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1817
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||York, Kingston Upon Hull Quarter Session
1st January, 1818
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 180 other convicts
||UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/5. England & Wales Criminal Registers HO27/11, page 438. State Archives NSW (Indents NRS 12188; Item 4/4005; Microfiche 638)&(Convict List HO10/12)&(Colonial Papers: NRS 898, Reels 6020-6040, 6070, Fiche 3260-3312, page 122 & NRS 937, Reel 6004-6016, page 307). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 381 (192)
||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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Bill Howard on 24th October, 2020 wrote:
He had a conviction for larceny in 1825, for which he received 6 months imprisonment. 1n 1836 he was convicted for riot and assault, for which 3 months imprisonment was given. this latter incident appears to have involved several other men, also convicted.
Iris Dunne on 26th October, 2020 wrote:
Criminal Registers, Offence Larceny
Prison Hulk ship Justitia moored at Woolwich
Convict Indents: aged 32, conviction 19 Oct. 1815, Trade Seaman
16 Jan 1818, on list of convicts disembarked from the Ocean & forwarded to Windsor for distribution
1820 Government Labourer
15 Jan 1823 - on list of persons who obtained certificates of freedom in the last fortnight
Convict Changes History
Bill Howard on 24th October, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1783 (prev. 0000), crime
Iris Dunne on 24th October, 2020 made the following changes:
Iris Dunne on 26th October, 2020 made the following changes:
source: UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/5. England & Wales Criminal Registers HO27/11, page 438. State Archives NSW (Indents NRS 12188; Item 4/4005; Microfiche 638)&(Convict List HO10/12)&(Colonial Papers: NRS 898, Reels 6020-6040, 6070, Fiche 3260-3312, pag