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William Bass

William Bass, one of 184 convicts transported on the Phoenix, November 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Bass
Aliases: Bafs
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: November, 1821
Arrival date: 20th May, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 114. Tasmanian Archives - Convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?detail=1&type=C&id=3575
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th October, 2012 wrote:

William Bass was convicted at the Old Bailey 18/07/1821 of picking pockets (previous convictions). He was transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Phoenix’, voyage 21, arriving 20/05/1822.
Hulk Report: Orderly.
Mother: at 2 .....St. Spitafields, London - an old clothes woman.

Convict no. 3575.
11/03/1824: Insolent & neglect of duty - 25 lashes.
05/02/1827: Drunk & disorderly - Fined 5/-.
05/03/1827: Drunk & disorderly - Fined 5/-.

Conditional Pardon 17 on 28/02/1826
Free Pardon 375 on 28/07/1838.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th October, 2012 made the following changes:

source, alias1, gender, crime

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