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Nathaniel Beard

Nathaniel Beard, one of 214 convicts transported on the Surrey, 19 November 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Nathaniel Beard
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 19th November, 1832
Arrival date: 9th March, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 213 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 465 (233)
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

greg webster on 13th November, 2013 wrote:

Born Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, England and died in the Oatlands Region in Tasmania, Australia. He married Mary Wighton and they had   eight children.  Mary was the child of Robert Wighton and Barbara. Nathaniel Beard (born 1786)was the name of his father and his mother was Rebecca Cordwell. The parents married on 20 Feb 1803. The family had ten children and Nathaniel was 6th. The children to Nathaniel and Mary are believed to be Jessy (1852), Barbara (1853) Robert (1856) James (1860, Nathenial 1864,Arthur 1865, William 1868 and Ada mary 1871.

Convict Changes History

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