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Details for the convict William Blake (1793)

Convict Name:William Blake
Trial Place:Wexford
Trial Date:1792
Arrival Details
Ship:Sugar Cane
Arrival Year:1793
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Date of Birth 1763 Wexford, Ireland Date of Death: 1822( Believed Drowned in Sydney Harbour) Was 29 when Trialled in 1792 in Wexford, Ireland.
Submitted by Researcher (14174) on 16 May 2021
Occupation: Shoemakerin Wexford,Ireland.1801:Co-habited with Elinor Allicot (off the Stores in Sydney) 1805: Leased 69 rods of land in High Street( near the home of Isaac Nicholls(Aust1stPostMaster.
Submitted by Researcher (14174) on 16 May 2021
Part of the land was Tidal Flats where the Tank Stream flowed into the harbour. Rental was 10s per year for 14 years. William and Elinor were childless.
Submitted by Researcher (14174) on 16 May 2021
Source: Irish Convicts to NSW 1788-1849 by Peter Mayberry
Submitted by Researcher (14174) on 16 May 2021

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