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William Kemp

William Kemp, one of 236 convicts transported on the Hashemy, 02 December 1848

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Kemp
Aliases: Kenip
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Lincoln Louth Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hashemy
Departure date: 2nd December, 1848
Arrival date: 9th June, 1849
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 238 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 369 (186)
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

D Wong on 6th May, 2017 wrote:

William Kemp was first listed as “KENIP” however there was no Kenip on the Hashemy, only Kemp.

William was tried on 13/4/1847 so had spent time in gaol - he was transported as an ‘Exile”.

1849: TOL Mudgee.

Lanagene West on 4th October, 2019 wrote:

WM. KEMP Male Birth: Christening: 14 JUN 1825 Yarburgh, Lincoln, England Father: SAMUEL KEMP Mother: CHARLOTTE Batch C033881; Dates 1568 – 1812; Source 0436008; Film 6908123
he married margaret Dean in 1858 Mudgee NSW
Descendants are Creek and Maytom family’s Sydney nsw

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 6th May, 2017 made the following changes:

surname: Kemp (prev. Kenip), alias1: Kenip, gender: m, crime

Lanagene West on 4th October, 2019 made the following changes:


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