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Berrow Hawkins

Berrow Hawkins was born in 1764 in Blakeney and worked as a labourer. He continued to live in Blakeney and 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.

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