Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

Mark Creese

Mark Creese, one of 294 convicts transported on the Fairlie, 09 March 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mark Creese
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 24th January, 1893
Age: 68 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Worcester, Worcester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Fairlie
Departure date: 9th March, 1852
Arrival date: 3rd July, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 353 (179). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If Mark Creese was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about Mark Creese?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th February, 2014 wrote:

Mark Creese was convicted at Worcester on 16/10/1848. 10yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Fairlie’ arriving 03/07/1852.

Aged 28yrs; Church of England; can read & write; shoemaker; 5’5 3/4”; fresh complexion’ black hair; bushy whiskers; dark eyes.
Native Place: Eckington
Married - wife Elizabeth
Mother - Sarah

14/02/1854: Ticket of Leave
05/06/1855: Conditional Pardon

Married Mary Doyle at Hobart 20/12/1855 (ref. 542/1855-37)

Colonial Family Listing:
CREESE, MARK
Gender:  Male
Birth 1828 -  ENGLAND
Marriage/Relationship:  1855 - HOBART, TASMANIA
( DOYLE, MARY )
Death:  1893 - HOBART, TASMANIA

FAMILY INFORMATION
Children: 
59117 CREESE M 1856
87789 CREESE JOSEPH 1857
59116 CREESE WILLIAM 1858
87520 CREESE EDWARD 1859
59114 CREESE F 1861
59119 CREESE F 1863
59113 CREESE F 1865
80404 CREESE EMILY 1865
59112 CREESE F 1867
59110 CREESE MARK 1870
59111 CREESE ROBERT 1872
59118 CREESE HENRY 1875
59109 CREESE ETHEL 1877

Enquiry made by brother James Little, c/- P.O. Maryborough, Queensland, Australia. 24/07/1865.

Died 24/01/1893 Hobart (ref. 153/1893-35)

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 15th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1825-00-00, gender m

Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th February, 2014 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 353 (179). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 353

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au