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James Hill

James Hill, one of 220 convicts transported on the Batavia, October 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Hill
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
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: -
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Batavia
Departure date: October, 1817
Arrival date: 5th April, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 392
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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Maureen Withey on 30th October, 2021 wrote:

Tasmanian Record
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List of Sixty male convicts embarked on H.M. Brig Prince Leopold for the Public service in Van Diemen’s Land, with their sentences of Transportation duly extracted from the Indents, and Descriptions as taken on the Muster at arrival in New South Wales.
Secretary’s Office, Sydney. 5 March 1819.

James Hill, per Batavia, Tried Warwick Ass., 1 Apr 1817, Seven years, Labourer,  5 ft 4 ½ height, hazel eyes, brown hair, fair pale complexion. General remarks, Well behaved.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 30th October, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

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