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Peter Hulse, one of 240 convicts transported on the Marquis of Hastings, 15 July 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||'ploman' & farm labourer
|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 140
||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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Ian roberts on 22nd October, 2011 wrote:
disappeared from the records in Tasmania joined the crew of a whaling ship and some time later re-appeared with a new name "William Gamble" died in Trentham Victoria
June Morley on 24th April, 2014 wrote:
Peter Hulse / William Gamble was my great grandfather
D Wong on 25th April, 2014 wrote:
Peter Hulse was born in Stapley, Cheshire. His occupation was listed as a ‘Carter’.
Peter was transported for stealing coffee, tobacco and worsted.
He was 5’8 1/4” tall, fresh complexion, reddish hair and whiskers, grey eyes, right hand crippled, pockpitted, single, illiterate and protestant.
Father: Samuel at Nantwich.
Brothers: Samuel, Job, Paul, John and James.
11/3/1859: TOL revoked - absent from muster.
Peter assaulted a guard whilst due for his TOL. Peter HULSE escaped from Tasmania by boat landing at what is now called Williamstown—On landing in Victoria Peter HULSE changed his name to Wiliam GAMBLE i.e. went under the name of William GAMBLE (He had taken a gamble in escaping which paid off, hence the new name ).—Peter HULSE now known as William GAMBLE met and later married a much younger Lady by name of Hannah ROGERS, they were married on 31st May 1854 and had 15 children.
John Porter on 23rd June, 2015 wrote:
my great great grandfather
Convict Changes History
June Morley on 24th April, 2014 made the following changes:
alias1: William Gamble, date of death: 1893 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime
D Wong on 25th April, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), gender: m