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William Williams

William Williams, one of 185 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 29 April 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Street robbery
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 29th April, 1828
Arrival date: 8th September, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 184 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 374
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

D Wong on 16th May, 2020 wrote:

*** 2 William Williams on this voyage***

*Identifier 2 was tried at Knightsbridge Court Martial.*

William Williams was listed as 21 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Warmwell, Warwickshire.

Occupation: Pearl button maker.

William was 5’6” tall, fair and pockpitted complexion, light brown hair, blue eyes, anchor on the right arm.

Assigned to Alexander Livingstone at Sydney, on arrival.


19/4/1833: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 16th May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), gender: m

D Wong on 16th May, 2020 made the following changes:


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