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Francis Norris

Francis Norris, one of 134 convicts transported on the Hercules, 24 December 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Francis Norris
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Stealing corn.
Convicted at: Wilts. Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hercules
Departure date: 24th December, 1824
Arrival date: 7th May, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 134 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 243 (123). State Archives NSW, COF Butts (NRS 12210). UK Royal Navy Medical Journals (Ref.No: ADM 101/34/1)
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

Iris Dunne on 17th January, 2019 wrote:

Certificate of Freedom No.31/74 dated 7 February 1831, Native Place: Wiltshire, Trade: Labourer, Trial 13 January 1824,

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

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 17th January, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 243 (123). State Archives NSW, COF Butts (NRS 12210). UK Royal Navy Medical Journals (Ref.No: ADM 101/34/1) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Mi

Maureen Withey on 22nd April, 2019 made the following changes:

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