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William Marks, one of 134 convicts transported on the Hercules, 24 December 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 243 (123)
||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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Maureen Withey on 22nd April, 2019 wrote:
The following prisoners were sentenced as under: Seven Years Transportation. … Wm. Marks for stealing 8 lbs of cheese belonging to Giles Mizen, at Trowbridge; Francis Norris, for stealing corn, the property of Mr Goddard, of Cliffe Pypard.
Bath Chronicle, 22 Jan 1824
D Wong on 23rd April, 2019 wrote:
22/1/1824 Bath Chronicle:
Wm. Marks for stealing 8 lbs of cheese belonging to Giles Mizen, at Trowbridge.
William Marks was 23 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Wiltshire.
William was 5’4¾” tall, light brown hair, grey eyes, very well.
Assigned to Best.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
MARKS, William. Per “Hercules”, 1825
1825 Jul 19: On return of convicts who have money lodged in the Savings Bank of New South Wales (Reel 6063; 4/1784 p.295b)
29/11/1832: Permission to marry Catherine Lyham (Palambam) she was 21 and on Bond - William was 29 and free.
No marriage listed on the NSW BDM.
5/5/1834: COF renewed.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 23rd April, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime