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Charles Hillman

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Hillman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: Soldier/labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Insubordination
Convicted at: Delhi General Court Martial
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Gazelle
Departure date: 6th February, 1848
Arrival date: 7th April, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 7 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 28th January, 2014 wrote:

Charles Hillman was convicted at Umballa/Ambala, district of Delhi, India for insubordination and striking a superior officer, Sgt. Allen of the 61st Regiment. Life transportation sentence. Transported from Calcutta to Hobart Town, Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Gazelle’, arriving 07/04/1848.

Aged 23yrs; soldier/labourer; Protestant; can read & write; fresh complexion; grey eyes; brown hair; single man; 5’9”; native place of birth - Somerset, England.
3yrs in the 61st Regiment. 10mths 81st.

2 yrs Probation at Cascades (south Hobart)
1848: a Watchman at Cascades
1849: a Police Constable, Hobart

Several records of misconduct and being dismissed from Police.  Served time of hard labour and in chains.  171 days gained by task work.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 28th January, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Charles, surname: Hillman, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1825, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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