LAST William

Name William LAST
Country Of Origin England
Born 1817
Died 1857
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1817, Cambridge, England
Parents unknown
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller, Engraver
Work Locations Hobart, Launceston
Street Address
Charles Street, Launceston
Trial 2 July 1841, Cambridge Assizes, Cambridgeshire
Sentence Fourteen years transportation for burglary
Arrival 21 May 1842 on the convict ship, Isabella
Police Number 4802
Convict Assignment William Lloyd Jones, watchmaker, Launceston.
Mr Hamilton, watchmaker, Hobart.
Ticket of Leave 20 August 1850, revoked October 1851.
Reissued 4 October 1853 and withdrawn again in 1854.
Conditional Pardon
Other Other skills recorded: Engineer, Cabinetmaker, Carpenter.
Alias William Jones.

Probation: Two years at Flinders Bay near Eaglehawk Neck.
Extensive convict conduct record with many charges and punishments listed.

September 1851: Charged with stealing a gold ring from his employer William Lloyd Jones, watchmaker and engraver, Charles Street, Launceston. Sentenced to 18 months imprisonment and hard labour.

October 1852: Assigned to a Mr Hamilton, most likely Thomas Hamilton, clock and watchmaker, Hobart.

1855: Port Arthur

Death Died: 4 May 1857, Hobart, recorded as a jeweller.
Cause of death: Drowned in the Derwent River near the steamboat jetty, Old Wharf.
TAHO: CON33/1/20, CON14/1/14, CON18/1/31, CON28/1/1, RGD35/1/5 no277 Death 1857, SC195/1/40/4010 1857.
The Examiner (Launceston) 25 October 1851; Irish Exile & Freedom’s Advocate 24 August 1850; Cornwall Chronicle 20 September 1851, 21 January 1854; The Courier Hobart 4 May 1857; Colonial Times 7 May 1857.