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Maria Wilkes, one of 87 convicts transported on the Lord Wellington, May 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 163 (83)
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th October, 2020 wrote:
1818 - Old Bailey - On line
1107. JANE WILLIAMS , MARY PENDLETON , WILLIAM WILKS , MARIA WILKS . WILLIAM CHALKER , CHARLES HANSCOMBE , JOHN ANDERSON , SARAH IRELAND , HANNAH GILBERT , TIMOTHY LANE , JAMES YEOELL , JAMES DALAS , JOHN DUNN , JOHN WATSON , BENJAMIN TATHAN WILLIS , THOMAS OWEN , HENRY WAY , JOSEPH TURNER , THOMAS SEENEY , WILLIAM QUIN , JAMES WOOLE , EDWARD NEW , and JOSEPH LONGWOOD , were severally and separately indicted for feloniously and unlawfully having in their custody and possession forged bank notes, they well knowing them to be forged .
To which indictments they severally pleaded
GUILTY . Transported for Fourteen Years .
Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.
Age; 20, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1798
1825 - General Muster.
Maria Wilks, WIFE to William Wilks
Thomas Wilks. Age; 4 B.C. Son of William Wilks
William Wilks. T. L. Baring. 1818. 14 years. Labourer, Sydney.
1826 - Goal Sydney. Entrance Book. 18 April. Being illegally ...her husband. C Ct. 10 April. Pleased Guilty. 3rd Class in the factory
1832 - 10 Sept. Certificate of Freedom. 32/835.
No; 834. William Wilks. Barling 2. 1819. Trial date; 9 Sept 1818. Sentence; 14 years
No; 835. Maria Wilks. Lord Wellington. 1820. Trial date; 9 Sept 1818. Sentence; 14 years
Native Place; London.
Age; 33. Est year of birth: 1799
Calling; House Servant
Offence; Uttering forged Notes
Date of Trial: 9 September 1818.
Sentence; 14 years
Height; 5 ft. 3 inches
Complexion; Fair Pale
Hair; Dark Brown
Eyes; Dark Hazel and Heavy
Noted against name; Lost a front tooth upper jaw,
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th October, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime