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William Hurst, one of 178 convicts transported on the Portland, 19 November 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Suffolk, Bury St Edmunds Session of Peace and Gaol Delivery
19th November, 1831
26th March, 1832
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 177 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 229 (117)
||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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Neil Hurst on 30th December, 2012 wrote:
William was born in December 1787 and Baptised on 1-JUN-1789 in Bury St Edmunds,Suffolk he was convicted in 1825 for stealing from his employer poss an ironmonger and received a full pardon,was later tried for felony in 1831 and transported for life aboard the Portland receivimg a conditional pardon on 5-FEB-1849, I know nothing after this date
Convict Changes History
Neil Hurst on 30th December, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1787, gender, occupation, crime