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William Wilkins, one of 280 convicts transported on the Recovery, 26 October 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 195 (100)
||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 24th January, 2022 wrote:
CONVICTS. —The following prisoners were removed from our County Gaol, on the 13th instant, to put board the York hulk, ... at for a felony in the dwelling-house of John Stephens, at Alcester and Frederick Buckley for felony at Aston, for life.— Benjamin Timmins, for felony at Birmingham, 14 years.— Thomas Kington, for stealing 81 pigeons, m April last, the property of the Rev. F. Muir, at Harford; Wm. Smith, for stealing malt, at Birmingham; Samuel Hewins and Wm. Wilkins, for robbing Richard Hi…rns of money the amount 38s, Lower Thomas Mooney, for felony, Birmingham, and Samuel Henry Turner, for forgery, and uttering, seven years.
Leamington Spa Courier, 15 August 1835.
Hulk Records. HO-9-9_6
Received from Warwick, 13 Aug 1835.
Saml. Hewens, age 23, Stg from the person, tried at Warwick 29 June 1835, 7 years, NSW 19 Oct 1835.
Wm Wilkins, age 27, Stg from the person, tried at Warwick 29 June 1835, 7 years, NSW 19 Oct 1835.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 24th January, 2022 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime