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William Bamlett, one of 190 convicts transported on the Layton, 17 June 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||19th April, 1801
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Surrey Special Session of Gaol Delivery
17th June, 1829
8th November, 1829
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 189 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 101 (53)
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Anonymous on 11th January, 2012 wrote:
christened 19th April 1801 at Send And Ripley, Surrey, England. Sentenced at Guildford, along with his brother John (christened 17 Feb 1805 and died 4 Apr 1859). William married to Ann Nickolls on 10 Sep 1822 and had two children (George c.30 Mar 1823 at Ockham and Henry born about 1827). After his transportation Ann moved to Staines and there used the surname BAMBLETT instead of the original BAMLETT (although usage is inconsistent, the original Surrey family going back to early 1500s were BAMLETT).
William remarried in 1846 in Australia, to Helen Kelly and they had two children - Jane in 1849 and Elizabeth Mary in 1858 (his mother was Elizabeth Turrell). There are surviving branches of descendants in both the UK and Australia.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 11th January, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1801-04-19, date of death 1858-00-00, gender m