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William Hilliard

William Hilliard, one of 200 convicts transported on the Ann, August 1809

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Hilliard
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1781
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: 1835
Age: 54 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Durham Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Ann or Anne
Departure date: August, 1809
Arrival date: 27th February, 1810
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, 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

Anonymous on 31st August, 2012 wrote:

married ann wilson st phillips church sydney august 1815 and had ten children

John Roberts on 4th March, 2018 wrote:

The ship was the Anne [2] ie 2nd voyage of the Anne. Sentenced to hang, commuted to life.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 31st August, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

John Roberts on 4th March, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1781 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1835 (prev. 0000)

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