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Hepzibah Bastow, one of 150 convicts transported on the Cadet, 10 November 1848
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Bastow, Elizabeth (alias)
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Devon. Boro of Plymouth Quarter Sessions
10th November, 1848
12th April, 1849
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 150 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 350. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Nell Murphy on 9th December, 2016 wrote:
Hepzibar/Elizabeth BASTOW was convicted at Plymouth on 10 April 1848 for stealing a blanket. Had been previously convicted for stealing silver - had been sentenced for 7yrs transportation and had served 18mths at Millbank and discharged. This charge, 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Cadet’ arriving 27 July 1852.
Aged 21yrs; a needlewoman/nurse; 5’3 3/4”; can read & write; Protestant.
Native place - Leicester
Father - Peter
Brother - Phillip (a sailor)
Sister - Ann
Assigned to work services in the Colony.
1850: Female Factory, Hobart.
4 Aug 1850: delivered of a female child, Elizabeth. Ross Female Factory.
18 Nov 1850: Infanticide of the child of Agnes Lander. Committed for trial.
1852: Existing transportation sentence extended 18 mths.
21 Feb 1853: Delivered of a female child, Ann, at the Female Factory, Cascades, Hobart. Ann died aged 1 mth on 22 March 1853.
31 Oct 1854: Ticket of Leave granted.
28 Nov 1854: Application for permission to marry.
27 Dec 1854: Marriage to John Collins.
11 Oct 1856: Certificate of Freedom
Ann COLLINS b. 15 Sept 1855 Hobart
Ada COLLINS b. 7 June 1864 Hobart
Alice COLLINS b. 22 Apr 1859 Hobart
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 9th December, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 350. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 350), alia