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Thomas Bateman

Thomas Bateman, one of 236 convicts transported on the Mangles, 08 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Bateman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Cutler
Date of Death: 2nd February, 1895
Age: 79 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: York, West Riding Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 8th December, 1832
Arrival date: 17th April, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 235 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 501 (251)
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

Anonymous on 9th January, 2012 wrote:

Stole 7 forks

Diana Street on 11th January, 2012 wrote:

thomas bateman married ellen herring in 1843, their daughter amelia jane was my great grandmother,

Alison Armistead on 4th July, 2016 wrote:

Thomas and Ellen were my great-great grandparents on my maternal side.I’m interested to know who they were assigned to when they arrived in NSW

D Wong on 5th July, 2016 wrote:

27/10/1832 Sheffield Independent, South Yorkshire, England:
Thomas Bateman and John Haslam, charged with stealing at Sheffield, a quantity of forks, the property of Wm. Sanderson and John Mirfin. Bateman transported fourteen years ; Haslam imprisoned six months.

1839: TOL Maitland

19/1/1842: Admitted to Newcastle Gaol.  Sent by Edward Denny Day for disorderly conduct – TOL to be cancelled.

4/3/1842: TOL cancelled for disorderly conduct.

(Edward Denny Day was a Police Magistrate, Commission of Court Requests for Patrick Plains, County Commissioner for taking of Affidavits and bail etc, also a JP.  In 1848 he had an estate of 75,000 acres named ‘Aberfoil’ in the Armidale area of NSW).

17/8/1843: Married Ellen Herring (Sarah and Eliza 1837) – they had 10 children.

1842: TOL Illawarra

19/11/1846: COF

1858-60’s: Lived in the Wollongong area – fined for being drunk and using bad language – also tried for stealing a watch and then selling it on – both he and the prosecutor were drunk at the time – charge dismissed.

2/2/1895: Thomas’s death was registered at Bulli, NSW.

Ellen died 1887, aged 64 at Woonona, NSW.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 9th January, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1816-00-00, date of death 1895-02-02

D Wong on 5th July, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m

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