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Robert Bass, one of 192 convicts transported on the York, 30 April 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||21st June, 1890
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||London Gaol Delivery
30th April, 1829
28th August, 1829
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 191 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 53 (29)
||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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Diane Jakubans on 18th December, 2015 wrote:
Robert Bass married Mary Ann Gangell on 24 Aug 1835 in Port Sorell, Tasmania, sometime after he was pardoned. The couple made their way to the Snake Valley, Linton and Carngham area, outside Ballarat. He died in Linton, Victoria, on 21 Jun 1890. One of his sons, James Bass, also a miner, died on 28 July 1916 in Wonthaggi, Victoria, leaving a son Robert James Bass and wife Isabella Cook Bass.
Convict Changes History
Diane Jakubans on 18th December, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), date of death: 21st June, 1890 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation