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William Walker

William Walker, one of 222 convicts transported on the Katherine Stewart Forbes, 21 February 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Walker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Silversmith
Date of Death: 25th May, 1859
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Robbing a person
Convicted at: Bristol Special Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Katherine Stewart Forbes
Departure date: 21st February, 1832
Arrival date: 16th July, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 221 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 266
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

Roma Joyce on 17th December, 2011 wrote:

Married Margaret Jenkins at GreenPonds Tasmania 2nd July 1838,son Charles born 1839 at Green Ponds Tas. Margaret died on 3rd. Feb 1853. William had 3 more children with Mary Ann Kennedy. Emma born 1854,James 1858, William 1859.all born at Green ponds Tas.William died at green Ponds.

Convict Changes History

Roma Joyce on 1st April, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1859-05-25

Roma Joyce on 17th December, 2011 made the following changes:

gender m

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