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William Howes

William Howes, one of 192 convicts transported on the Governor Ready, 26 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Howes
Aliases: William Howe
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Suffolk (Town and Borough of Ipswich) Session of Peace and Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 26th March, 1827
Arrival date: 31st July, 1827
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 189 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 130 police id 742H Mugsheet id Ai34547
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

Susan Robinson on 2nd July, 2018 wrote:

Highway Robbery First Offence Transported via Governor Ready : Ship Report , Bad before Good Now :Constable 1832 resigned 1832 Deloraine : Hawkers Licence Granted Launceston 1840 Absolute Pardon 1841 Launceston to Port Philip via Pickwick with Catherine Richards :  Charges In Port Philip 1. 1841 Harbouring Margaret Collins Dismissed 2. 1st June 1844 Brutal Assault On Miss Catherine Richards Found stunned beaten & stabbed with a tumbler naked outside The Alelphi Flinders lane   Dismissed : 1846 ‘The Rape of the Lock’ Charge With Assault and hairstealing from a Miss Ann Jackson ( verdict unknown ) Advertising 1838 William Howes Dyer & Renovator Charles St Launceston : 1847 William Howes Dyer Collins St nxt door to Gregorys Iron Store : 1850 William Howes Imperial leather leggings Queen St. William was a dyer a wordsmith as exemplified in his enthusiastic advertising for Howes products ! I AM A DYER A DYER OF BLUE!! Revivifior’Furrier Valhttps://www.records.nsw.gov.au/archives/collections-and-research/guides-and-indexes/series-list/1155e William

Susan Robinson on 7th October, 2019 wrote:

William Howes born Norwich c 1812 His father also William Howes occupation carpenter - information from William jnr second marriage certificate. William ended up in London married Jane Lockett and second wife Mary Ann Parker. His occupation hairdresser then changed to coffee house keeper in the UK 1832 MusterTranscript Ticket of Leave MusterPoliceNum 742 MusterPoliceNumLetter H Life MusterSentenceCat 99
MusterShipTranscript Governor Ready MusterShip1VesselId
G0494 MusterTrialDateTranscript 7/Jul/1826 MusterTrialDateYear 1826 MusterTrialPlaceTranscript Ipswich
MusterTrialPlaceCounty Suffolk AJCP, HO10/48

Convict Changes History

Susan Robinson on 2nd July, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 130 police id 742H Mugsheet id Ai34547 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 130)

Susan Robinson on 7th October, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: William Howe, crime

Susan Robinson on 7th October, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000)

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