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David Bantick

David Bantick, one of 224 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 31 October 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Bantick
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 4th December, 1866
Age: 62 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Poaching
Convicted at: Suffolk, Bury St Edmunds Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Gilmore
Departure date: 31st October, 1831
Arrival date: 22nd March, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 224 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 213 (109)
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

D Wong on 20th September, 2018 wrote:

30/3/1831 Norwich Post (Bury St Edmunds, England):
Seven Years Transportation.
David and Thomas Bantick, for destroying game in the grounds of the Duke of Grafton.
(David was a cousin of Thomas also on board).

David and Thomas were part of a gang of poachers.

David was single,

1832-33: Musters: Assigned to Mr. Tho. Betts
1835 Muster: Assigned to Mr. W. Fletcher.

By 8/5/1837: Had TOL

31/3/1844: Permission to marry Winifred Roach (Garland Grove).

1/6/1844: Married at the Pontville church, David was 35, a butcher, Winifred was 26, a free woman and a spinster.
15/10/1846: Henry Bantick, Brighton.
16/2/1849: John Bantick, Brighton.
David was a Farmer.
25/12/1854: Ellen Bantick, Brighton.

21/12/1853: David Bantick, Free by servitude - Sheep stealing - not guilty.

4/12/1866: BANTICK- On the 4th inst., at Bagdad, Mr. David Bantick, after a long and painful illness, aged 62.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 20th September, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th December, 1866 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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