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life span was 61 years*
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Sentenced to Life
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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