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William Waters

William Waters, one of 160 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 17 September 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Waters
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 17th September, 1819
Arrival date: 27th January, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 234
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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Maureen Withey on 22nd January, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 22 January 2020), September 1818, trial of WILLIAM WATERS JOHN HURLOCK (t18180909-260).
WILLIAM WATERS, JOHN HURLOCK, Theft > grand larceny, 9th September 1818.

1320. WILLIAM WATERS and JOHN HURLOCK were indicted for stealing, on the 19th of July , one saw, value 2s., the goods of John Davis ; four saws, value 5s.; one chisel, value 6d.; one screw-driver, value 1s.; one hammer, value 2d., and one coat, value 6d. , the goods of James Braine .

JOHN DAVIS. I am a bedstead-maker , and lives at Leipzic Cottage, City-road . On the 19th of July, about nine o’clock in the morning, I found my shop broken open, and the articles stated in the indictment gone.

GEORGE JAMES BRAINE . I am Mr. Davis’s journeyman . I missed the things out of the shop.

THOMAS MAYHEW. I am a patrol of Bow-street. On the 19th of July, about a quarter after three o’clock in the morning, I saw the prisoners come from Leipzic Cottage, and walk down the City-road; one of them appeared bulky round the body. I secured Hurlock; the things fell from under his coat. Williams run away.

JOHN AVERY. I am a Bow-street officer., I was with Mayhew, and saw the prisoners come from the back of Leipzic Cottage, each had a great-coat on, and appeared bulky; Mayhew took Hurlock, and I took Waters-the saw fell from his back; he slipped his arms out of his coat, and ran off. I followed, and took him.

(Property produced and sworn to.)

WATERS’S Defence. I saw Hurlock looking at the things; he asked me to carry the coat and saw for him.

HURLOCKS’S Defence. I found them among some rubbish.

WATERS - GUILTY . Aged 20.

HURLOCK - GUILTY . Aged 52.

Transported for Seven Years .

Third Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.

https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON13-1-2$init=CON13-1-2p35
List of men sent from England to Port Jackson per Prince Regent (Anderson) to Hobart Town per Castle Forbes.
William Waters,  age 22, seaman, Tried at Middx, Sep 1818, 7 years, native of London. Lame right leg.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 22nd January, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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