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Francis Fowkes

Francis Fowkes, one of 22 convicts transported on the Prince of Wales, April 1787

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Francis Fowkes
Aliases: Francis Folkes
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander
Departure date: January, 1787
Arrival date: 22nd January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 293 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 13 (8)
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.

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Community Contributions

Eric Harry Daly on 8th January, 2013 wrote:

Transported for stealing clothes, a former midshipman he was transported on the Alexander. He left the colony 13 Dec 1786

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 8th January, 2013 made the following changes:

voyage, alias1, gender, occupation, crime

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