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James Williams

James Williams, one of 200 convicts transported on the Hercules, 14 June 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 1897
Age: 84 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Warwick Borough Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hercules
Departure date: 14th June, 1832
Arrival date: 16th October, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 361 (181)
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

Patricia Davies on 24th February, 2016 wrote:

He married Selina Seymour, was in NSW 29 years, then Victoria. Lived the life of a gentleman, and is buried Melbourne Cemetery. I am a direct descendant. His parents were Richard and Mary Williams, nee Loveday.

Convict Changes History

Patricia Davies on 24th February, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1897 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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