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Isaac Williams, one of 188 convicts transported on the Recovery, 30 July 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||10th April, 1834
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Lincoln. Parts of Lindsey Quarter Sess.
30th July, 1819
18th December, 1819
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 187 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 193 (98)
||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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D Wong on 23rd October, 2016 wrote:
Isaac Williams was 25 years old when transported for ‘Cutting the tails and manes off 9 horses’. Isaac was born in Meath County, Ireland.
Isaac was 5’ 9 1/2” tall, brown hair, hazel eyes.
12/9/1823: Assigned to Catherine Dowdall (widow of Michael Dowdall, Atlas 1802).
15/9/1823: Requested Permission to marry Mary Dowdall (Catherine & Michael’s daughter).
15/11/1823: They married at St. Marys Cathedral, Parramatta - they had 4 sons.
1828 Census: Isaac and Mary were both living at Kissing point.
10/4/1834: Isaac drowned in Sydney Harbour, no body was found so no record of death is recorded, at the time of death he is listed as a timber merchant & builder with an address in Cambridge St.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 23rd October, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1793 (prev. 0000), date of death: 10th April, 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime