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Thomas Bates

Thomas Bates, one of 125 convicts transported on the Shipley, 20 December 1816

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Bates
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Shipley
Departure date: 20th December, 1816
Arrival date: 24th April, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 124 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 320
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

Maureen Withey on 13th April, 2020 wrote:

NSW 1828 census at Cooke, in household of farmer Jonathan Hassall and his family, resident at Mattavia.
Thomas Bates, age 48, F.S. per Shipley 1817, sentence—, employed as Blacksmith, protestant.
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Colonial Secretarys Index.

BATES, Thomas. Per “Shipley”, 1817

1823 May 21; 1825 May, Oct - On list of convicts employed by William Lawson; from Apr 1822 to 1823 (Reel 6058, 4/1771 p.313c; Reel 6062, 4/1782 pp.51d, 57b)
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Sydney Gazette, 1 May 1823.
PUBLIC NOTICE.
THE undermentioned Persons have obtained Certificates during the last Week.
Shipley (1).Thomas Bates;

Maureen Withey on 13th April, 2020 wrote:

Next entry under Thomas Bates:
NSW 1828 census at Cooke, in household of farmer Jonathan Hassall and his family, resident at Mattavia.
Elizabeth Bates, age 45, F.S. per Speke 1808, sentence—, employed as - , protestant.

Presumably Thomas’ wife.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 13th April, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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