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Silas Wise, one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord William Bentinck, 11 April 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||3rd December, 1853
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 254
||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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D Wong on 14th July, 2016 wrote:
Silas Wise was 26 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for ‘Stealing Wheat’.
Silas was 5’4” tall, brown hair, grey eyes, florid complexion, single.
19/2/1853: Married at Brighton, Mary Ann Brown (America 1830) he was 40 and she was 43.
5/4/1853: Free Certificate
20/4/1853: Departed Launceston to Melbourne per ‘Yarra Yarra’ – Free by Servitude.
3/12/1853 at Heathcote, Victoria – Both Silas and Mary Ann died from injuries caused by the upsetting of a cart.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 14th July, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 3rd December, 1853 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime