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life span was 61 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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Nell Murphy on 12th January, 2017 wrote:
William BAMFORD was convicted at Dublin, Court Martial on 14 May 1840 for desertion from army - had been away 12 days. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘British Sovereign’ arriving 17 March 1841. Ship’s report: “well behaved and anxious to be useful”.
Aged 33yrs; a soldier/wool comber; single man.
Native Place: Burnley, Lancaster, England.
Work services in the Colony of VDL.
Ticket of Leave granted 12 Aug 1845
Free by servitude 13 May 1847
Free Certificate issued 1848
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 12th January, 2017 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. ), firstname: William, surname: Bamford, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1808, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime
Ian Bamford on 21st August, 2017 made the following changes:
date of death: 1873 (prev. 0000)