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William Hearn

William Hearn, one of 168 convicts transported on the Jupiter, 31 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Hearn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft~simple larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Jupiter
Departure date: 31st December, 1832
Arrival date: 28th May, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 523 (262)
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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D Wong on 7th May, 2019 wrote:

Old Bailey:
Theft: simple larceny.
29th November 1832
Verdict Guilty; Guilty; Guilty; Not Guilty
Sentence Transportation

ELEANOR GOODRICH, ESTHER REEVE, WILLIAM HEAR, and WILLIAM HUTTON, were indicted for stealing, on the 6th of November, 1 coat, value 1l. 15s.; 1 pair of boots, value 15s.; 1 half-sovereign, and 7s., the property of James Bennett ; and that William Hutton had been before convicted of felony.

REEVES - GUILTY . Aged 16.
HEARN - GUILTY . Aged 19.
Transported for Seven Years.


William Hearn was 19 years old on arrival.
Born: St. Giles, London.

William was 5’3” tall, fair complexion, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, slightly pockpitted.

1833 Muster: Assigned to Mr. Saddler
1835 Muster: Public Works.

1840: Free Certificate.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 7th May, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

D Wong on 7th May, 2019 made the following changes:


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