Wilks, Christopher

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aka Charles WILLIAMS
Birth date and placec. 1833 Lambeth, Surrey, England.
Baptism date and place26 Feb 1837 St Mary at Lambeth, Surrey.
Civil Census ResidencesRegency Place, Lambeth, London (1841).
8 King Street, Newington, London (1851).
Occupations pre-WABrush Maker.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 7½ ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: dark hazel. Hair: black. Face: round. Build: stout.
Distinguishing Marks: Anchor right arm. Anchor and heart left arm.
Marriage date and placeSingle on arrival in Western Australian.
SpouseNone ditto.
ChildrenNone ditto.
Death date and place11 Sep 1907 Old Men’s Home, Claremont, Western Australia.
Burial date and place12 Sep 1907 Karrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia.
Area: Anglican. Section: BC. Gravesite 007.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and Obituaries
Regiment(s)Royal Artillery.
Regiment No. and Rank#?  Private.
Attestation date and placec. 1854.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.  Unproven – not on Medal Roll.
Regimental Courts MartialDesertion (s) to be confirmed.
District Courts Martial
General Courts Martial
Civil or Criminal Court29 Dec 1856 Southwark Police Court before T B Burcham, Esq.
Trial7 Jan 1857 Central Criminal Court before Mr Justice Willes 7 Jan 1857.
Click here for Proceedings.
Crime17 Dec 1856 Robbery with violence on Charles Hagan and stealing from him a watch and moneys,
value 15s. his goods and moneys.
SentenceTransported for 20 years.
Prison and Register #5 Jan 1857 Newgate Prison, 2 months 11 days.
17 Mar 1857 Millbank Prison, 20 days (#4248).
6 Apr 1857 Pentonville Prison, 10 months 8 days (#7146).
15 Feb 1858 Portland Prison (#7599).
18 Aug 1858 Convict Ship Edwin Fox, 86 days.
20 Nov 1858 Fremantle Prison (#5201).
Newspaper Articles UKThe Standard 23 Dec 1856. Morning Chronicle 30 Dec 1856. The Kentish Gazette 30 Dec 1856.
Staffordshire Advertiser 3 Jan 1857. Lloyds Weekly 4 Jan 1857. The Globe 8 Jan 1857.
John Bull & Britannia 12 Jan 1857.
ShipEdwin Fox. 
Departure and Arrival26 Aug 1858 Plymouth; 20 Nov 1858 Fremantle.
WA Convict #5201.
WA Ticket of Leave7 Jul 1862.
WA Certificate of Freedom
WA Conditional Pardon5 Apr 1865.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WANot applicable.