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Daniel Williams

Daniel Williams, one of 188 convicts transported on the Atlas, 16 January 1816

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Daniel Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing calico
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Atlas
Departure date: 16th January, 1816
Arrival date*: 16th September, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 195 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 249 (126)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th December, 2020 wrote:

1819 - 10 Jun. New South Wales, Australia, Convict Registers of Conditional and Absolute Pardons,
NO; 354. 10 Jun 1819 - Absolute
Name: Daniel Williams

Trial; Middlesex - 21 Jun 1815. Sentence - 7 years
Ship; Atlas 3 - 1816
Native Place; London
Trade; Seaman
Age; 19 years [1800]
Height; 5 ft 5 1/2 in
Complexion; Fair Pale
Hair; Dark Brown
Eyes; Dark Brown
Additional Remarks; Delivered 22 June 1819

1819 - New South Wales, Australia, Departing Crew and Passenger Lists,
July. Surry of London. 443 Tons bound for England 14 July 1819 - Sailed 31 July 1819
No; 27/210.
No; 6. Dan’ Williams. Free by Pardon No; 354. Date 10 June 1819

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th December, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey On-Line

Born; 1805 *** different to Pardon ****
Tried; 21 June 1815. Age; 10
Transported; 16th Jan 1816. Age; 11

June 1815, trial of DANIEL WILLIAMS (t18150621-34).
DANIEL WILLIAMS, Theft > grand larceny, 21st June 1815.
714. DANIEL WILLIAMS was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 17th of June , eighteen yards of printed calico, value 1 l. the property of James Martin .

GUILTY aged 10. 

Transported for Seven Years .

Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Justice Bailey.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th December, 2020 made the following changes:


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