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William Hunt

William Hunt, one of 178 convicts transported on the Portland, 19 November 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Hunt
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Portland
Departure date: 19th November, 1831
Arrival date: 26th March, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 177 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 227 (116)
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 6th November, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Name; William Hunt
Ship; Portland - 1832
No; 32 -  Indent No; 118
Age; 19   Est birth Year; 1813
Unbelt to Read & Write; Single; Religion; Protestant
Native Place; Westminister
Calling; Tailor and barber
Offence; Picking pockets. Date of Trial: 20 October 1831. Sentence; 7 years
Height; 4 ft. 9 1/4 in
Complexion; Sallow & Freckled
Hair; Light
Eyes; Hazel Grey
Noted against name; Served full time on board the Bellerophon and Euryalus. C40/460

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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