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William King

William King, one of 280 convicts transported on the Marion, 30 October 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William King
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 1875
Age: 52 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Robbery with violence
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Marion
Departure date: 30th October, 1851
Arrival date: 30th January, 1852
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 280 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 255 (130)
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

Olga Utting on 11th January, 2016 wrote:

Eliza Louisa KING nee GLOVER born 1835 in the Swan River Colony, Western Australia. Parents were William & Lucy GLOVER nee SMITH.
Married William KING 23rd May 1855 Wesleyan Church Chapel, Perth, West. Aust.
Eliza died 17th August 1919, Midland Junction, W. A.
They had 12 children.

Convict Changes History

Olga Utting on 11th January, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Olga Utting on 11th January, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1875 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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