William (1st) 'Convict' WILKINSON

William (1st) 'Convict' Wilkinson

UK

"Liverpool" Sydney.

&

"Gundaroo" NSW

BIRTH

William Wilkinson was born on the 27th February, 1797,

CONVICTION and TRIP TO AUSTRALIA.

Conviction - 8 April 1817 (Age: 20) Brecon, Breconshire, Wales 7 years and transportation to NSW

Departure - 1 Nov 1817 (Age: 20) Plymouth, Devon, England As a convict on the ship "Batavia"

Arrival - 5 April 1818 (Age: 21) Port Jackson, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Marriage - 1820 (Age: 23) Liverpool, NSW, Australia to Margaret Keough St.Luke's C/E Church NSW Gov. BDM Index

Marriage - 1851 (Age: 54) Maitland, NSW, Australia to Sarah Todhunter - Ref- NSW BDM Index V1851611 37B/1851). Sara was born 1829 her parents being WILLIAM & ELIZABETH - (Ref- NSW BDM V18299530 1C/1829).

Death - 31 Jan 1860 (Age: 62) Tumut, NSW, Australia.

Convicts on the transport ship Batavia - 1818

Convicts embarked 221

Convicts relanded whilst still in English waters - 1

Convicts who died on the voyage 0

Sailed from Plymouth, England 1 November 1817

Arrived in Sydney on 5 April 1818

LISTED - Wilkinson, William - Convict - Not listed on Indents - Brecon Great Session - 8 April 1817 - 7 years.

William's First MARRIAGE

At the age of 23 yrs in 1820 William (1st) WILKINSON married Miss Margaret KEOUGH in "St Luke's" Church of England, Liverpool. NSW - (Ref- NSW BDM V18202647 3B/1820).

Children from First MARRIAGE - William & Margaret

1. 30.12.1821 - John Terrence (1st) WILKINSON parents WILLIAM & MARGARET - (Ref- NSW BDM V1822224 127/1822). Yellowin

2. 16.1.1824 - Thomas W (1st) WILKINSON parents WILLIAM & MARGARET - (Ref- NSW BDM V18246527 1B/1824).

3. 16.7.1826 - Elizabeth Margaret (1st) WILKINSON parents WILLIAM & MARGARET - (Ref- NSW BDM V1828782 125/1828). - She died on the 25th May, 1889, in Tumut, NSW. She is buried in the Tumut Cemetery, NSW.

DEATH

Their mother Margaret WILKINSON was drowned in the Georges River, Sydney, whilst crossing in a canoe. - (Ref- Pioneers of the Tumut Valley - H E Snowden, PAGE 35).

William's Second ASSOCIATION.

Mr William (1st) WILKINSON lived with Miss Catherine RYAN in Sydney and Gundaroo, NSW. To this date I have not located a record in the NSW BDM Records.

Children from Second ASSOCIATION - William & Catherine

December,1830 - Henry William (1st) WILKINSON PARENTS WILLIAM & CATHERINE in Gundaroo - (Ref- NSW BDM V18303624 40/1830).

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