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William Bates

William Bates, one of 200 convicts transported on the Florentia, 11 August 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Bates
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Tailor
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 11th August, 1830
Arrival date: 12th December, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 460
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th July, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Trade or Calling: Tailor
Offence: Stealing Boots
Remarks: C 35/283

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th July, 2020 wrote:

DANIEL NOWLAND, WILLIAM BATES, Theft > simple larceny, 21st February 1828.
566. DANIEL NOWLAND and WILLIAM BATES were indicted for stealing, on the 6th of February , 1 pair of boots, value 4s. , the goods of William Sadd .

NOWLAND pleaded GUILTY . Aged 10.

Whipped and Discharged.

BATES pleaded GUILTY . Aged 13.

Transported for Seven Years .

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 18th July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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