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Silas Norris, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 260
||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 8th May, 2019 wrote:
The following prisoners were tried at Warminster sessions, and sentenced as under: Silas Norris, for breaking into and robbing the workshop of Wm. Ferris, at Lineham; 7 years transportation.
Salisbury Journal, 19 July 1819.
HO 9-9-1 Records of Laurel, Hardy and York Hulks, in Portsmouth Harbour, 1805-1831,
p 51. (Laurel)
Recd. from New Sarum, 23 Sept 1819 (12 prisoners)
Silas Norris, age 23, Convicted at New Sarum of a felony, sentenced to 7 years transportation. NSW 21 Oct 1819.
D Wong on 9th May, 2019 wrote:
Silas Norris was 24 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Berkshire.
Silas was 5’3½” tall, fair sallow complexion, dark brown hair, hazel eyes.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
NORRIS, Silas. Per “Coromandel”, 1820
1821 Jul 11: On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per “Elizabeth Henrietta” (Reel 6008; 4/3504 p.149)
c.1822: On list of convicts at Port Macquarie (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.348-9)
23/8/1843: COF renewed.
9/1/1837 The Sydney Monitor:
Yesterday, the schooner Minerva, Milne, master, for the Bay of Islands, with sundries.
Passengers__John Bell, Esq., Mrs. Wilson, Silus Norris etc.,
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 9th May, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime