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William Hillston, one of 202 convicts transported on the Westmoreland, 15 May 1841
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 309 (156)
||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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Dorothy James on 31st July, 2014 wrote:
Huntingdon Gaol Calendar 17/03/1841.
D Wong on 31st July, 2014 wrote:
William Hillston was 30 years old and was transported for ‘Highway robbery and stealing 4 sovereigns and 12/-’. He was tried with john Martin (on board).
William was 5’4 1/2” tall, could read and write, protestant, fresh complexion, brown hair and whiskers, dark blue eyes, tattoos.
Brothers: George, Edward, James, Frederick.
Sisters: Mary, Susan, Ann, Betsy, Rebecca.
Convict Changes History
Dorothy James on 31st July, 2014 made the following changes:
convicted at, gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 31st July, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), occupation