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William Williams, one of 185 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 29 April 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||13th March, 1842
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 377 (190)
||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 16th May, 2020 wrote:
*** 2 William Williams on this voyage ***
**Identifier 1 was tried at Warwick**
William Williams was listed as 25 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Herefordshire.
Occupation: Soldier/farm servant.
William was literate, single, 5’7B” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair, brown eyes, scar under right eye.
Assigned to William Carter at Hunter River on arrival
1828 Census: Aged 25. Bullock driver assigned to W. Carter, Piercefield, Hunter River.
1828: TOL Maitland - Tried: Knightsbridge
27/2/1835: Labourer from Hereford. Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Maitland under sentence of 14 days to the cells. Returned to his district 5 April.
1837: Age 32. Assigned to William Eckford, Maitland.
13/5/1841: Newcastle Gaol Entrance Book - State Archives NSW; Roll: 757
Details: Sent to Newcastle gaol from Sydney. No offence stated. Sent to the Probationary gang at Parramatta.
1/6/1841: Ticket of leave cancelled for drunkenness
14/7/1841: TOL Maitland
13/03/1842 Convict Death Register:
William Williams died in the District/Parish: Port Macquarie. Hospital
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 16th May, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 13th March, 1842 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime