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Mark King

Mark King, one of 200 convicts transported on the Marquis of Huntley, 10 May 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mark King
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 21st February, 1830
Age: 23 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Marquis of Huntley
Departure date: 10th May, 1826
Arrival date: 13th September, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 35 (19)
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

D Wong on 15th December, 2012 wrote:

Mark King was 17 years old when indicted. 

Mark was at Moreton Bay.

21/2/1830: Mark was murdered at Moreton Bay by Henry Muggleton (Speke 1826).  Henry attacked Mark with an axe because he thought he was going to betray his plans to escape.  Henry was hanged, (he seemed to be a little deranged throughout his life).

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 15th December, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1807, date of death 21st February, 1830, gender, crime

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