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William Norris

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Norris
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: Not known
Date of Death: 15th September, 1874
Age: 47 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Wilts Assizes at New Sarum
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

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 374. NSW State Records, Convict Index [4/4217; Reel 962] TOL, 1849 HO 10/55 and Convict Records (Category: Hashemy Convict Ships Exiles, Title: Convicts on Hashemy, Volume No.4/4526). NSW BDM 5418/1874
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

sue sharp on 3rd March, 2018 wrote:

He fell off a horse and died

Iris Dunne on 4th March, 2018 wrote:

Trial: 6 March 1847
Ticket of Leave No.49/267 District: Illawarra (NSW State Records transcribes as William Nottis)
1849 - Hired by Mr H Hughes for one year at 13 pounds per annum
1853, 29 June - Applied to be married to Mary Whitaker arrived free
Crime: Highway Robbery
Prisoner No.49/181
Born about 1827-9 in England
Died 15 September 1874 NSW
Buried Brownsville Anglican Church, NSW named William H. Norris, aged 45, with wife Mary died 31 December 1917, aged 35
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Convict Changes History

sue sharp on 3rd March, 2018 made the following changes:

occupation

Iris Dunne on 4th March, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 374. NSW State Records, Convict Index [4/4217; Reel 962] TOL, 1849 HO 10/55 and Convict Records (Category: Hashemy Convict Ships Exiles, Title: Convic

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