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William Vowkins

William Vowkins, one of 180 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 15 April 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Vowkins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Shepherd
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Southampton Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Norfolk
Departure date: 15th April, 1825
Arrival date: 18th August, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 258
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 28th April, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Norfolk - 18 Aug 1825
Indent No; William Vowkins
Name; 60
Age; 29 [1796]
Native Place; Berkshire
Trade or calling; Shepherd
Trial; Winchester - 11 Jan 1825. 7 years
Height; 5 ft. 3 1/2
Eyes; Grey
Hair; Flaxen
Completion; Florid

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th April, 2021 wrote:

1828 - New South Wales, Australia Census
No; 12074. William Vokens. ** spelling as per census ** Age; 32. Norfolk - 1825. Protestant. Goulburn Plains. Govt Servant.

1833 - 26 Jun. Certificate of Freedom. No; 694

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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