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John Bason

John Bason, one of 190 convicts transported on the Mangles, 29 March 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Bason
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1784
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Salop Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 29th March, 1820
Arrival date: 7th August, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 281 (142)
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

Tony Beale on 9th May, 2020 wrote:

UK, Prison Hulk Registers and Letter Books, 1802-1849 for John Bason
Retribution Register 1802-1834
NAME: John Bason
AGE: 35
DATE RECEIVED: 29/10/1819
SHIP: Retribution
DATE CONVICTED: 04/08/1819
        CRIME:                Burglary
        Sentence:              14 Years
England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892 for John Bason
England Shropshire 1819
John Bason convicted at Salop ( Salop is another name for the town of Shrewsbury in Shropshire) in the summer assizes for burglary and sentenced to death

•  New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900)
•  Wed 9 Nov 1836 [Issue No.248]
•  Page 872
Bason-John, Mangles (1)

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 9th May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1784 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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