Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Partners in Crime

Paul MIlkins his brother William, Frances Hares and William Cox were arrested for stealing and were tried at the Lent Assizes held at Taunton on 3rd April 1824. the case against William Milkins and Frances Hares were discharged.
Paul Milkins & William Cox were sentenced to death on the 3rd May 1824 but later reprieved and transported to Van Dieman's Land for life. They were removed to the Justitia a Hulk at Woolwich on the 19th May, where they awaited to be transported on the 9th July aboard the Princess Charlotte, arriving in Hobart Town on the 9th November, 1824. The journey took 123 days.

Paul Milkins

William Cox

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