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Baptism William Prescott abt 1822 ?

Arrival of William in NSW by 1853 ?

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Marriages solemnized in the District of Maniroo in the County of - in the Year 1853
No. 127
William Prescott of the Parish of Eden, Bachelor
Elsey Davidson of the Parish of Kia, Spinster
married at Eden by License
9th day of October 1853 By me Ed. Gifford Pryce
Parties signed: [corrected to Elsy]
Witnesses: Joseph Love of Eden, Robert Turbet of Eden
Thanks Keith.

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.
Baptism: 7 Sep 1817 St Peter, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
William Prescot - [Child] of Thomas Prescot & Ann
Abode: Mary Anne St
Occupation: Stone Mason
Baptised by: J. Pulford Curate
Register: Baptisms 1816 - 1818, Page 192, Entry 1429
Source: LDS film 1658119
No Assisted to NSW arrival found for William.

I can't find the family in 1841 or 1851.

Prescott a common name in Lancs.
This one could fit.

Assisted to NSW
NRS5316/4_4782/Joseph Cunard_28 Nov 1841/
PRESCOTT William 22 Farm Labourer Protestant Both Wavertree £19

Marriages Dec Qtr 1839
COLE Joseph Liverpool 20 163
GORDON Ann Liverpool 20 163 &
HENDERSON Jane Liverpool 20 163
MAGUIRE Ann Liverpool 20 163
MCCURDY James Liverpool 20 163
PILLSON William Liverpool 20 163
PRESCOTT Thomas Liverpool 20 163 &
STRATTON Margaret Liverpool 20 163

Marriage: 23 Dec 1839 St Peter, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Thomas Prescott - (X), Full, Mariner, Bachelor, Ashton St
Ann Gordon - (X), Full, Spinster, Ashton St
Groom's Father: Thomas Prescott, Stone Mason
Bride's Father: William Gordon, Joiner
Witness: James Webster, (X); Elizabeth Stewart, (X)
Married by Banns by: J G Headlam Off Min
Register: Marriages 1839 - 1840, Page 79, Entry 157
Source: LDS Film 93290
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Baptism for Henry born abt 1829 not found.

Ditto for Thomas who married in 1839.
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Deaths Jun Qtr 1839
PRESCOTT Ann Liverpool 20 348 age 35

Deaths Sep Qtr 1839
Prescott Ann Liverpool 20 272 Age 0

Deaths Dec Qtr 1839
Prescott Ann Liverpool 20 324 Age 0
Prescott Ann West Derby 20 717 Age 24

None fit with the marriage in 1816.
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

1841 Not found ?

Deaths not found.
Thomas Prescott
England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991
Burial 19 November 1840
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Thomas Prescott
England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991
Burial 8 February 1841
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Birth 1794