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Isaac Walker

Isaac Walker, one of 280 convicts transported on the Aboukir, 24 December 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Isaac Walker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1829
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 10 years

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Aboukir
Departure date: 24th December, 1851
Arrival date: 20th February, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island. [These convicts appear to have all landed in Van Diemen's Land]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 294
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

Rhonda Cole on 11th February, 2021 wrote:

Original Newgate Gaol Return privately held:
At Nov 1849, age is given as 20. Crime is Horase Stealing. Incarcerated Newgate, Millbank, Thorncliff, Millbank 2nd Time. Reports:
Millbank Indif[feren]t 4 reports
Thorncliff entry crossed out but readable to the extent of “Very ****ing” and, above it, “very Bad”
Millbank 2nd Time Bad.
Next of kin given as “Mrs Walker Wakewood nr Sheffield Yorkshire.

Convict Changes History

Rhonda Cole on 11th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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