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Harriet Williams

Harriet Williams, one of 99 convicts transported on the Competitor, 09 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Harriet Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Dairymaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Robbing a person
Convicted at: Hereford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Competitor
Departure date: 9th June, 1828
Arrival date: 10th October, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 98 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 412
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th September, 2020 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856
July 31st. The surgeon notes ‘Of a full habit and six months advanced in pregnancy”

Nature of the disease; Received a violent blow on the right eye and cheek

Tony Beale on 4th November, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures From Hereford reads married protestant who is pregnant. Husband William Williams Hereford a waterman 5’ 7” sallow complexion dark brown hair and eyes. Assigned to the factory. Cert 33/518 - Allowed to stay in Sydney district.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: f

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 1809)

Tony Beale on 4th November, 2020 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

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