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William Hovell

William Hovell, one of 160 convicts transported on the Royal George, 22 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Hovell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Farm 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: Shopbreaking & theft
Convicted at: Norfolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Royal George
Departure date: 22nd August, 1828
Arrival date: 24th December, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 470
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th December, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Ship; Royal George - 1828
Indent No; 66
Name; William Hovell
Age; 26 years. Married - 1 child
Native Place; Norfolk
Trade or calling; Farmers Lab.
Offence; Shop Breaking
Trial where & Date; Norfolk - 19 March 1828 - Life
Height; 5 ft. 11 in
Remarks; BROTHER to Indent No; 70. Rasberry Hovell

1841 - Ticket Of Leave.  Date; 11 Dec 1841. No; 41/2706
Allowed to remain in the District of Melbourne

1848 - Pardon Number: 48/1639.
Age; 46. Year of Birth; 1802.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th December, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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