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John Williams

John Williams, one of 228 convicts transported on the Lord Hungerford, July 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1777
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: 1826
Age: 49 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Hungerford
Departure date: July, 1821
Arrival date: 26th December, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 227 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 56
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

Maureen Withey on 25th July, 2019 wrote:

Burial record - Hobart Town
John Williams, abode,Hobart Town;  age,56; Ship, Lord Hungerford, convict; buried 8 March 1826.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st July, 2021 wrote:

Conduct Records;-
No; 362.
Transported for stealing 4 half crowns -  Trial; 6 June 1821 - 7 years
Transported twice before. A bad character
Confirmed tried once before for Uttering forged notes - Sentence; 7 years
Wife; 14 Broolly Street new Road, Paddington
Place of origin: London, Middlesex

Alphabetical Registers of Male Convicts. (CON23)
No; 362
Name; John Williams
Ship; Lord Hungerford
Height; 5 Ft 7 1/2 in
Complexion; Florid
Hair; Brown to grey
Eyes; Grey
Age; 44 [1777]
Trade; Butcher & Cow Keeper
Trial; Middlesex - 6 June 1821 - 7 years
Native Place; London

Burials in the Parish of Hobart Town in the County of Buckingham in the Year 1826
No; 48
Name;  John Williams
Abode;  Hobart Town
When buried; 1826, 8 March
Age;  56 years
Ship’s Name; Lord Hungerford
Quality or profession.  Convict
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; W Bedford

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 25th July, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1770 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1826 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st July, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1777 (prev. 1770), occupation

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