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Details for the convict William Hare (1846)

Convict Name:William Hare
Trial Place:Central Criminal Court Assizes
Trial Date:7 April 1845
Sentence:7 years
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Arrival Year:1846
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Born Hatfield, Herts 1802. Convicted of Forging a Bill of Exchange for 10/4 on 7 April, 1845 (incident occurred on 9 Aug 1844); tried CCC and sentenced to 7 years' transportation for first offence. Left a wife and 3 children in Herts. Granted Probation Pass Holder Class 3 status which allowed him to work for wages from noon on Saturdays. Spent part of 1848 on Norfolk Island; received Certificate of Freedom on Apr 13, 1851. Married Charlotte Lumsden, convict from Scotland on Jan 6, 1851 after both were granted permission in Nov 1850. William Hare died 3 Jan 1873 in Hobart, Tasmania, father of two daughters.
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  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/14, p.365

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