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Bennett Bantock, one of 200 convicts transported on the Asia, 22 October 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Suffolk, Liberty of Bury St Edmunds Assizes
5th January, 1825
29th April, 1825
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 200 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 204
||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 15th September, 2011 wrote:
BANTOCK Bennett Asia 1825 40/1339 17 Aug 1840 Certificate of Freedom [4/4360; Reel 1006]
BANTOCK Bennett Asia 1825 34/901 Ticket of Leave [4/4095; Reel 922] District: Bathurst; Born: Suffolk; Trade: Carter; Tried: Suff ass
BANTOCK Bennett Asia 1825 56/31 Ticket of Leave [4/4230; Reel 892] District: Goulburn; Tried: Bathurst 1852
Alias - George Bentick
He lived at Meadow Flat with partner Anne Hearne and they has three children: Alice Maude Mary Bentick, Bennett Bentick and Mary Elizabeth Bentick. He purchased 30 acres at Meadow Flat and tried to obtain licences to sell alcohol from a store he established. He was chaarged and fined in the Bathurst courts for sly-grogging and was eventually arrested and sent to Goulburn to service out a sentence for armed robbery. Anne then married George Baily who had arrived as a convict on the Asia with Bennett Bantock. Copies of newspaper articles can be found through TROVE.
He died at Towrang near Goulburn NSW in 1865
Helen Campbell on 25th May, 2012 wrote:
Bennett Bantock went under the alias of George Bentick and had three children with Anne Hearne at Meadow Flat. He received his certificate of freedom on 17 August 1840 but was charged with Highway Robbery in 1851 at Bathurst and served at Towrang Stockade - being released in 1856 with a ticket of leave restricting him to the Goulburn district. He died in a house fire at Towrang in 1865 in premises occupied by Mr Henry Mohr.
Helen Campbell on 17th November, 2012 wrote:
Bennett Bantick/Bantock son of Thomas Bantick and Elizabeth Bennett of Ixworth, convicted at Suffolk Assizes BSE 5/4/1824 sentenced to be transported for 14 years for receiving sundry goods of the property of J Nunn head gamekeeper of Woolpit, well knowing the same to be stolen. (Norwich and Bury Post Article)
Convict Changes History
Helen Campbell on 25th May, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1800-00-00, date of death 1865-00-00, gender m
Helen Campbell on 17th November, 2012 made the following changes: