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Andrew Wilkinson

Andrew Wilkinson, one of 210 convicts transported on the Blenheim, 11 March 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Andrew Wilkinson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Coal miner
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Bigamy
Convicted at: Durham Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Blenheim
Departure date: 11th March, 1837
Arrival date: 16th July, 1837
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 210 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 4
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

Anonymous on 27th December, 2011 wrote:

sentenced to 7 years imprisonment for marrying Dinah Manson with whome he had 7 children whilst his first wife Elizabeth Richardson still lived.

He was born in Heworth, dURHAM ,eNGLAND THE SON OF JAMES WILKINSON AND ISABELLA RICHARDSON. hE APPEARS NEVER TO HAVE RETURNED TO ENGLAND. HIS FAMILY NEVER JOINED HIM IN AUSTRALIA.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 27th December, 2011 made the following changes:

gender m

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