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Transported Convicts (1789-1826)

Berrow Hawkins

Berrow Hawkins was born in 1764 in Blakeney where he worked as a labourer. He married Margaret Byrkin in August 1805 and had six children. On 31 March 1819, he was sentenced to death which was commuted to transportation for life for stealing one sheep from Thomas Packer of Newland who owned Yorkley Court farm. After a spell on a hulk, he was transferred to the Atlas which set sail for New South Wales on 10 June 1819 and arrived on 5 February 1820.

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