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William Wakeman

William Wakeman, one of 200 convicts transported on the Ann, August 1809

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Wakeman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1771
Occupation: Hairdresser
Date of Death: 1825
Age: 54 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Ann or Anne
Departure date: August, 1809
Arrival date: 27th February, 1810
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 427 (213)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd October, 2021 wrote:

1809 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Registers of Conditional and Absolute Pardons
Trade; Hairdresser
Trial Date; 12 April 1809 .

1809 - Old Bailey On-Line
Born; 1771
Tried; 12 April 1809. Age; 38. Tried at Old Bailey, London. Accused of pocket-picking (feloniously stealing on the 3rd of April, a watch, value 10 l. a chain value 1 s. and a key, value 3 d. the property of John Robertson , from his person).

1825 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. 1825
Name; William Wakeman
Age; No Details
Class; C. P.
Vessel; Ann - 1810 - Life
Employment/Remarks; DIED; 10 Aug 1825. Sydney

1825 - Australia, Death Index
Name: William Wakeman
Date: 1825 - Sydney, New South Wales
Volume Number: V18256565 2B

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd October, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1771 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1825 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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