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William Pick Hudson
William Pick Hudson, one of 306 convicts transported on the Mary Ann, 06 July 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
||William Pick Hudson
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 55 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Leicester Quarter Session
6th July, 1835
11th November, 1835
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 306 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 108
||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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Anonymous on 27th July, 2011 wrote:
William was born 8 May 1805 in Rotherby, Leicestershire, England.
He was convicted of stealing at Rutland 4 July 1834 midsummer sessions, given a life sentence.
15 July 1834 transferred to the Hulk "Fortitude" in Kent, 30th July moved to Sheerness, Kent.
6 July 1835 placed aboard the "Mary Ann" with 306 other prisoners destined for Sydney. Arrived Port Jackson on the 26 October 1835, where he was described as a labourer, 5Ft 11ins, Sallow complexion, Oval Head, Darh Brown Hair, Brown Eyebrows, Hazel Eyes, Large Nose and Mouth, Double Chin,Can Read and Write, Protestant.
He was assigned to R.J.Marsden in the Illawarra NSW, William was in trouble again in 1839, first sent to Tasmania 22 February 1839 then transferred to Norfolk Island 3 September 1839
Returned to Tasmania 26 July 1845 on the "Governor Phillip" where he received his ticket of leave after 12 years 20 October 1846.
William then settled in Geelong Victoria where he set up a Real estate business and purchased a lot of land in the area,also a General Store.
He married Jane Ryder on the 19 March 1853 in Geelong, they had one daughter Eleanor born 14 April 1859 in Belmont Geelong.
William died from Phthisis on the 21 March 1859.