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Akers - Thomas

Thomas AKERSAge: 6717571824

Name
Thomas AKERS
Given names
Thomas
Surname
AKERS
Also known as
Thomas ACRES
Birth 1757
Text:

Akers, Thomas (1757–1824) Akers, Thomas (1757–1824) Born 1757 Exeter, Devon, England

Died 4 January 1824 Camden, New South Wales, Australia

Cultural Heritage English Religious Influence Catholic Passenger Ship* Charlotte (1788) (convict) Occupation* convict (1788-1795) New South Wales, Australia farmer (1795-1824) New South Wales, Australia Key Events* First Fleet (1788) (convict)

Convicted
Of highway robbery and sentenced to be hanged.
March 14, 1785 (Age 28)
Address: Exeter Castle
Text:

In part:

"Devon Lent Assizes held at Exeter Castle on Monday 14/3/1785 before Beaumont Hotham Knt. and Frances Buller Esq.(1). Crime and Sentence (a) "Com Aug.18th. by Thos. Moore Esq. Mayor of Torrington for felony." (3) (b) "Thomas Acres and John Smith (q.v.): For feloniously assaulting John Squance in the King's Highway feloniously putting him in corporal fear and danger of his life in the said highway and feloniously and violently taking from his person and against his will in the said highway 10s. his monies." "GUILTY. TO BE HANGED."

Sentence Commuted
Sentence to be hanged commuted to transportation for 7 years.
after March 14, 1785 (Age 28)
Text:

In part:

"Transportation order for Mark Domingo, Edward Smith (q.v.), Thomas Acres, John Smith(q.v.), Robert Ruth (q.v.), John Herbert (q.v.) and John Small (q.v.), severally convicted at Devon Lent Ass, 1785 of Felony; royal mercy extended on condition of transportation, Mark Domingo for life,the others each for 7 years"

Convict
Arrived on board the "Charlotte"
January 22, 1788 (Age 31)
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: The Transports Page 4
Text:

Akers, Thomas (1757–1824) Akers, Thomas (1757–1824) Born 1757 Exeter, Devon, England

Died 4 January 1824 Camden, New South Wales, Australia

Cultural Heritage English Religious Influence Catholic Passenger Ship* Charlotte (1788) (convict) Occupation* convict (1788-1795) New South Wales, Australia farmer (1795-1824) New South Wales, Australia Key Events* First Fleet (1788) (convict)

Common law marriageAnn HINCHLEYView this family
after July 9, 1791 (Age 34)

Text:

In part:

"Soon after arriving at Port Jackson Ann met Thomas Akers, a convict on the "Charlotte" in the First Fleet which arrived in 1788. On 25th. September 1792, she gave birth to a daughter, whom she called Mary Ann. on 7th. January 1793, Mary Ann was baptised in the Church of England at Sydney Cove, with the name Mary Guy being shown on the original handwritten records. Her father is shown as Thomas Acres and her mother, Ann Guy."

Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary Ann AKERS
September 25, 1792 (Age 35)
Citation details: ACRES MARY 244/1793 V1793244 1A THOMAS ANN (GUY)
Publication: www.findagrave.com
Text:

Mary Ann Acres Hartigan BIRTH 25 Sep 1792 Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia DEATH 4 Jun 1826 (aged 33) Campbelltown, Campbelltown City, New South Wales, Australia BURIAL St Peters Anglican Church Cemetery Campbelltown, Campbelltown City, New South Wales, Australia MEMORIAL ID 182473560

Text:

In part:

"Soon after arriving at Port Jackson Ann met Thomas Akers, a convict on the "Charlotte" in the First Fleet which arrived in 1788. On 25th. September 1792, she gave birth to a daughter, whom she called Mary Ann. on 7th. January 1793, Mary Ann was baptised in the Church of England at Sydney Cove, with the name Mary Guy being shown on the original handwritten records. Her father is shown as Thomas Acres and her mother, Ann Guy."

Baptism of a daughterMary Ann AKERS
January 7, 1793 (Age 36)
Religion: Church of England
Text:

In part:

"She was baptised in the Church of England, Sydney Cove on 7th January 1793, as " Mary Guy, daughter of Thomas Acres and Ann Guy, born Sept. 25th 1792."

Birth of a son
#2
Thomas AKERS
calculated 1797 (Age 40)
Publication: Southern Argus (Goulburn, NSW : 1881 - 1885)
Citation details: Friday 26 August 1881, page 2
Akers - Thomas - Death Notice
Akers - Thomas - Death Notice

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Marriage of a childDudley HARTIGANMary Ann AKERSView this family
Type: Religious marriage
May 5, 1806 (Age 49)
Address: St. John's
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, St. John's Parramatta, Marriages, 1790-1966
Hartigan - Akers - Dudley and Mary - Marriage Certificate
Hartigan - Akers - Dudley and Mary - Marriage Certificate

Note: Downloaded from ancestry.com.au

Citation details: 667/1806 V1806667 3A HARTIGAN DUDLEY AKERS MARY CB
Text:

In part:

"At the age of 13 she married Dudley Hartigan, a convict who had arrived at Sydney on board the "Minerva" on 11th January 1800. They were married by Banns on the 5th May 1806 at St. John's Church of England, Parramatta."

Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Margaret HARTIGAN
about 1807 (Age 50)
Citation details: HARTIKEN MARGARET 1758/1807 V18071758 1A DUDLEY MARY
Text:

There is also this reference:

HARTIKEN MARGARET 1029/1807 V18071029 4 DUDLEY MARY

Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Eliza HARTIGAN
June 30, 1810 (Age 53)
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts' Applications to Marry, 1826-1851
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, St. John's Parramatta, Baptisms, 1790-1916
Hartegan - Eliza - Birth and Christening
Hartegan - Eliza - Birth and Christening

Note: Downloaded from ancestry.com.au

Christening of a granddaughterEliza HARTIGAN
April 28, 1811 (Age 54)
Address: St. John's
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, St. John's Parramatta, Baptisms, 1790-1916
Hartegan - Eliza - Birth and Christening
Hartegan - Eliza - Birth and Christening

Note: Downloaded from ancestry.com.au

Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Mary Ann HARTIGAN
March 5, 1812 (Age 55)
Citation details: HARTICAN MARY A 761/1812 V1812761 148 DUDLEY MARY
Text:

There is also this reference:

HARTICAN MARY A 2701/1812 V18122701 1A DUDLEY MARY

Death January 4, 1824 (Age 67)
Text:

Akers, Thomas (1757–1824) Akers, Thomas (1757–1824) Born 1757 Exeter, Devon, England

Died 4 January 1824 Camden, New South Wales, Australia

Cultural Heritage English Religious Influence Catholic Passenger Ship* Charlotte (1788) (convict) Occupation* convict (1788-1795) New South Wales, Australia farmer (1795-1824) New South Wales, Australia Key Events* First Fleet (1788) (convict)

Note: I am unable to find a relevant death registration in NSW. The web sites Find A Grave and the Monaro Pioneers has his death date as 4 June 1824.
Burial
Cemetery: St. Peter's
Religion: Church of England
Publication: www.findagrave.com
Text:

Thomas Akers BIRTH 1757 Exeter, City of Exeter, Devon, England DEATH 4 Jun 1824 (aged 66–67) New South Wales, Australia BURIAL St Peters Anglican Church Cemetery Campbelltown, Campbelltown City, New South Wales, Australia MEMORIAL ID 182564486

Family with Ann HINCHLEY - View this family
himself
wife
Akers - AnnAnn HINCHLEY
Birth: November 1757London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Death: 1831Campbelltown, , New South Wales, Australia
daughter
Thomas AKERS + … … - View this family
himself
son
Thomas AKERS
Birth: calculated 1797 40Hawkesbury River, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 22, 1881Goulburn, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthWeb Site - People Australia
Text:

Akers, Thomas (1757–1824) Akers, Thomas (1757–1824) Born 1757 Exeter, Devon, England

Died 4 January 1824 Camden, New South Wales, Australia

Cultural Heritage English Religious Influence Catholic Passenger Ship* Charlotte (1788) (convict) Occupation* convict (1788-1795) New South Wales, Australia farmer (1795-1824) New South Wales, Australia Key Events* First Fleet (1788) (convict)

ConvictedWeb Site - Monaro Pioneers
Text:

In part:

"Devon Lent Assizes held at Exeter Castle on Monday 14/3/1785 before Beaumont Hotham Knt. and Frances Buller Esq.(1). Crime and Sentence (a) "Com Aug.18th. by Thos. Moore Esq. Mayor of Torrington for felony." (3) (b) "Thomas Acres and John Smith (q.v.): For feloniously assaulting John Squance in the King's Highway feloniously putting him in corporal fear and danger of his life in the said highway and feloniously and violently taking from his person and against his will in the said highway 10s. his monies." "GUILTY. TO BE HANGED."

Sentence CommutedWeb Site - Monaro Pioneers
Text:

In part:

"Transportation order for Mark Domingo, Edward Smith (q.v.), Thomas Acres, John Smith(q.v.), Robert Ruth (q.v.), John Herbert (q.v.) and John Small (q.v.), severally convicted at Devon Lent Ass, 1785 of Felony; royal mercy extended on condition of transportation, Mark Domingo for life,the others each for 7 years"

ConvictThe Port Jackson Convicts Anthology
Publication: Lesley Uebel, 2001, CD
Citation details: The Transports Page 4
Common law marriageWeb Site - Monaro Pioneers
Text:

In part:

"Soon after arriving at Port Jackson Ann met Thomas Akers, a convict on the "Charlotte" in the First Fleet which arrived in 1788. On 25th. September 1792, she gave birth to a daughter, whom she called Mary Ann. on 7th. January 1793, Mary Ann was baptised in the Church of England at Sydney Cove, with the name Mary Guy being shown on the original handwritten records. Her father is shown as Thomas Acres and her mother, Ann Guy."

DeathWeb Site - People Australia
Text:

Akers, Thomas (1757–1824) Akers, Thomas (1757–1824) Born 1757 Exeter, Devon, England

Died 4 January 1824 Camden, New South Wales, Australia

Cultural Heritage English Religious Influence Catholic Passenger Ship* Charlotte (1788) (convict) Occupation* convict (1788-1795) New South Wales, Australia farmer (1795-1824) New South Wales, Australia Key Events* First Fleet (1788) (convict)

BurialWeb Site - Find a Grave
Publication: www.findagrave.com
Text:

Thomas Akers BIRTH 1757 Exeter, City of Exeter, Devon, England DEATH 4 Jun 1824 (aged 66–67) New South Wales, Australia BURIAL St Peters Anglican Church Cemetery Campbelltown, Campbelltown City, New South Wales, Australia MEMORIAL ID 182564486