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Christopher Hilliard

Christopher Hilliard, one of 158 convicts transported on the Eliza, 25 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Christopher Hilliard
Aliases: Hillard
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1839
Age: 28 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Pocket picking
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 25th June, 1828
Arrival date: 18th November, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 157 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 424
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

D Wong on 4th October, 2012 wrote:

Christopher Hilliard was 16 years old when indicted at the Old Bailey under the name Hillard.  Jeremiah Cooley (John 1829) was indicted with him for pick-pocketing 1 handkerchief, value 2s.

Christopher was born in Cork City, he was single and his occupation was listed as a Cabinet Makers Boy and also a Labourer.

1836: TOL Patrick Plains.
1837: Assigned to J Johnstone at Patrick Plains.
18/10/1837: TOL Passport - on the recommendation of the Patrick Plains Bench.

1/1/1839: Christopher died at Patrick Plains. (Convict Death Register).

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th October, 2012 made the following changes:

alias1, date of birth 1811, date of death 1839, gender, occupation, crime

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