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William Batty

William Batty, one of 168 convicts transported on the Mary, 15 December 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Batty
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Dyer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 15th December, 1829
Arrival date: 10th April, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 167 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 255 (130). Tasmanian Archives - convicts (two records) (1) (2) http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON37-1-4,450,4,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 3rd February, 2013 wrote:

William Batty was convicted at Lancaster for stealing and received a 7yr transportation sentence. Gaol report: prev. conv. in 1822.
Transported on the ‘Mary’ arriving Van Diemens Land 10 April 1830.

Native Place: Manchester.

Single; silk dyer; 5’4 1/2”; read & write; Protestant.

Tried & convicted Hobart Town QS 04/10/1847 - steal a bottle of rum & tobacco, from Mr. Connolly. 7yr sentence. To be imprisoned Hobart Town Gaol for 1yr. Station Gang fixed by Judges report - Jericho, VDL. Clear conduct record.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd February, 2013 made the following changes:

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

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