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Caroline Laycock

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Caroline Laycock
Aliases: Caroline Haycock, Caroline Haylock, Carolina, Carolyn
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1765
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: 17th March, 1830
Age: 65 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Petty larceny
Convicted at: Westminster Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Prince of Wales
Departure date: April, 1787
Arrival date: 22nd January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 56 other convicts


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Community Contributions

D Wong on 28th March, 2015 wrote:

Caroline was 5’1” tall, dark sallow complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes.  She was transported for ‘petty larceny”.

C January 1788:
Lived with or married
Robert Hosburn – was a sailor who arrived in the colony aboard the ship ‘Prince of Wales’.  They had 1 daughter Sarah Hosburn b 1788.

On 25 July 1789 received a sentence of 50 lashes for helping William Boggis to steal a shirt.

C 1789: Lived with or married Robert Bruce.
Robert Bruce - b1754.  Convicted in 1784 at Exeter for escaping custody.  They had 1 daughter, Elizabeth Mason Haylock b 1790.

C 1792: Lived with or married Mark Turner 1759-1802 (Scarborough 1789).  They had 5 children,
George Turner 1791–1792,  Mark Turner 1793–, William Turner 1794–,  Eleanor Turner 1796–1867, Thomas Turner 1799–.

Cohabited with William Shepherd.
Cohabited with William Smyth. Daughter Ann S Laycock b1803.

Married Henry Heatley in 1810 at Windsor.

4/12/1823: Certificate

17/3/1830: Caroline died aged 66.

Michael Hately on 1st April, 2015 wrote:

Married Henry Hately, brother of Joseph Hately of George St Sydney, in 1810

Convict Changes History

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

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1763, date of death 17th March, 1830, gender, occupation, crime

kylie hendriks on 27th March, 2015 made the following changes:

alias4: Carolyn

kylie hendriks on 27th March, 2015 made the following changes:

alias4: Carolyn, date of birth: 1765 (prev. 1763)

D Wong on 28th March, 2015 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

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