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William Wicks

William Wicks, one of 200 convicts transported on the Fortune, November 1812

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Wicks
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Fortune
Departure date: November, 1812
Arrival date: 11th June, 1813
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 89 (46)
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

Carolyn Nock on 29th August, 2016 wrote:

William Wicks convicted at Surrey Assizes 30 March 1812.
1828 Census NSW: FS Shopkeeper Parramatta
Married: Elizabeth Barton 22 January 1817 at St. John’s Church, Parramatta. A daughter Eliza Matilda born 5th September 1822.
William remarried 19th September, 1827 to Ann Sophia James at St. John’s Church Parramatta. A daughter Elizabeth Sophia born 1828.  A son William Edward born 21 December 1829.
William Wicks died at Parramatta and is buried at St. John’s cemetery Parramatta.

Convict Changes History

Carolyn Nock on 29th August, 2016 made the following changes:


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