KAYE William

Name William KAYE
Country Of Origin England
Born 1820
Died unknown
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1820, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Bapt: 22 June 1830, St Peter, Lancashire, England
(three siblings baptised on the same day).
Parents John (watch case maker) and Sarah Lucas (formerly Kaye)
Apprenticeship Richard Lucas (uncle)
Skills Watch Case Maker
Work Locations Hobart
Street Address
Liverpool Street, Hobart
Marriage/Spouse 24 March 1840, St Nicholas Church, Liverpool, to Mary Price.
Trial 11 July 1849, York Assizes, Yorkshire
Sentence Seven years transportation for stealing watch cases and other valuables from unfinished watches.
Arrival 20 March 1852 on the convict ship, Aboukir.
Police Number 25358
Convict Assignment Casper and Wolff, watchmakers, Liverpool Street, Hobart
Ticket of Leave
Conditional Pardon
Other Kaye was William’s mother’s maiden name. He was formerly known as William Lucas.
1841 England Census: 20-year-old watch case maker
1852: Recorded as married with one child in England.

November 1852: Absconded, sentenced to 21 days in solitary confinement.
February 1853: Absconded.

Death unknown
TAHO: CON33/1/106, CON14/1/31.
Web: Ancestry: Lancashire, England Births & Baptisms 1830; Liverpool, England, Marriage & Banns 1840; 1841 England Census, Liverpool, Lancashire [William Lucas].
Liverpool Mail (British Newspaper Archive) 1 January 1842.