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William Hunt

William Hunt, one of 296 convicts transported on the Pyrenees, 31 January 1853

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Hunt
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1826
Occupation: Sawyer
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 10 years

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: Hereford. Assizes at Hereford
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Pyrenees
Departure date: 31st January, 1853
Arrival date: 30th April, 1853
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 295 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 8
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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D Wong on 5th February, 2017 wrote:

** 2 William Hunts on this voyage **

Convict No: 1715.

William Hunt was tried at Hereford on 22/3/1849 for ‘Robbery in the company with others’.

William was 27 years old, single, 5’ 9 3/4” tall, dark brown hair and eyes, long face, sallow complexion, stout build. 

Ticket Leave Date: 1 May 1853
Conditional Pardon Date: 16 Sep 1854

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 5th February, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1826 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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