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Alexander Prescot
Name Note Occupation: Cordwainer
Marital Status Unknown
Spouse's Name Mary Owens
Spouse's Marital Status Single
Marriage Date 7 Oct 1818
Marriage Place St. Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Event Type Marriage
Event Place Note St. Nicholas Parochial Church
Source Details p262, cn786
Microfilm Number 1656299
Batch M012287
1841 Waver Tree Village

I still don't know if it's the right family. Father on death reg as Thomas would have to be an error.

Alexander Prescott
Christening 17 February 1799
Huyton, Lancashire, England
Parents Thomas Prescott, Ellen

Alexander Prescot
Christening 19 October 1800
Huyton, Lancashire, England
Parents Richard Prescot, Elizabeth

Other not so common names passed down - Garnet and Hickling.
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Marriage: 2 Sep 1816 St Peter, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Thomas Prescot - Stone Mason, Liverpool
Ann Witcherley - (X), Spinster, Liverpool
Witness: George Parr; William Gordon
Married by Banns by: John Pulford, M. A. Curate
Register: Marriage 1815 - 1816, Page 293, Entry 350
Source: LDS Film 1656575
Father as Thomas on the death reg is not an error so that's not the right arrival.
William Prescott’s death – April 1880
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/108741361?searchTerm=william prescott
Sydney Coroner’s Office 17 April 1880 – age 60
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/28385996?searchTerm=william prescott

Liverpool Baptisms 19 Sept 1819 Wavertree Holy Trinity Lancs son William Prescott to Alexander & Mary Prescott arrived 28 Nov 1841- married Margaret Fannin/Fanning(1826-1887) on 22 Aug 1850 St Mary’s Catholic Church Sydney

Alexander Prescott (1800-1852) married Mary Ovens/Owens (1802-1833) on 7 Oct 1818 St Nicholas Church Liverpool Lancs
Mary nee Owen’s died at age 30 in Wavertree on 13 May 1833 after birth of daughter Ann on 25 April 1833 – husband Alexander remarried 30 Sept 1833 to widow Mary Dutton at St Thomas’s Parish Church Liverpool – FHL 1068943
Thanks Val.

That is not the correct one in my tree with parents Alexander and Mary. This is the one in my tree:

NSW Bap V1857833 159/1857 PRESCOTT ESTHER - WILLIAM - ELSEY - YB= CofE Bega; Bombala; Eden


The Sydney Morning Herald - Tue 23 Apr 1867 p.7
PRESCOTT.-March 12th, at his residence, Bega, N.S.W., Mr. William Prescott, storekeeper, aged 45 years, leaving a wife and four children to mourn their loss and sincerely regretted by a numerous circle of friends.


Correct parents in post #23.
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