Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

Abraham Williams

Abraham Williams, one of 198 convicts transported on the Camden, 21 March 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Abraham Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Gardener
Date of Death: 1886
Age: 73 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Essex (Colchester Boro) Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Camden
Departure date: 21st March, 1831
Arrival date: 25th July, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 197 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 59 (32)
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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If Abraham Williams was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about Abraham Williams?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

katherine O'neill on 9th April, 2020 wrote:

trail Essex ass.in 1831.he obtained his ticket of leave passport in 1843,to travel to the Sydney markets,for 12 months.
he obtained his ticket of leave in 1843,and his Certificate of freedom on the 15th of April 1845.
He married Harriet Harris,in 1839,also a convict

D Wong on 9th April, 2020 wrote:

Abraham Williams was listed as 18 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Colchester.

Occupation: Gardener’s labourer 3 years.

Transported for ‘Stealing mutton’.

Abraham was literate, protestant, single, 5’0¼” tall, sallow, freckled pockpitted complexion, light brown hair, grey eyes, anchor inside left arm, scar of cut on left thumb.

Children with Harriet:
1840–1840: Eliza Williams
1842–1931: Abraham Williams
1844–1932: William Williams
1847–1886: Samuel Williams
1849-????: Charles Williams
1852-????: Sarah Ann Williams
1854–1927: John Williams
1857–1860: Arthur Williams
1859–1944: Sydney James Williams

1869: Harried died at Liverpool, Sydney.

1886: Abraham died at Liverpool, Sydney.

Convict Changes History

katherine O'neill on 9th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 1886 (prev. 0000), gender: m

D Wong on 9th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au