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John Williams

John Williams, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1783
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: 1825
Age: 42 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: No details
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 27th October, 1819
Arrival date: 5th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 248
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 August, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Age; 36   Est birth Year; 1783
Calling; Seaman
Sentence; Life
Offence; No Details
Height; 5 ft. 0 inches
Complexion: Sallow
Hair: Black
Eyes; Hazel
New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1856
Copies of Letters Sent Outside The Colony, “Foreign”, 1814-1856

Name;  John Williams
Ship: Coromandel 3
Where and by whom convicted.  Windsor. John Brabyn Esq.
Sentence: Three Years
Date of Conviction; 5 May 1824

Noted against his name; Died in the first quarter of 1825
New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1856

1824 - 17 May. Event Description: On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per “Lady Nelson”
Where and by whom convicted.  8 Mar 1817
Sentence: Life
Calling; Labourer
Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985
Name: John Williams
Death Date: 1825
Registration Place: Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Volume Number: V18256343 2B

Convict Changes History

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

date of birth: 1783 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1825 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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