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William Bates

William Bates, one of 216 convicts transported on the Lady Harewood, 15 October 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Bates
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Painter & glazier
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Harewood
Departure date: 15th October, 1830
Arrival date: 4th March, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 215 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 511 (258). Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-71,109,4,L,80
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 20th October, 2013 wrote:

William Bates was convicted at Middlesex, London 19/02/1829.  7yr sentence. Transported to NSW, Australia on the ‘Lady Harewood’.

Free, by servitude 24/03/1836.

Further conviction, Sydney, NSW, 11/07/1839 - assault & robbery (street robbery and stealing).
Life sentence.

Protestant; single man; painter & glazier; 5’2”; aged 30yrs; sallow complexion; dk brown hair; dk brown eyes.
Native Place: Maryabone

Sent to Norfolk Island 26/08/1839.

Transported to Van Diemen’s Land per ‘Lady Franklin’ 12/10/1845.
Probation Gang - Port Cygnet 26.10.1845. Emerged from Gang 15/05/1846.

17/08/1847 Ticket of Leave
05/02/1850 Conditional Pardon

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th October, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1809, gender, occupation, crime

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