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Fisher Betts

Fisher Betts, one of 148 convicts transported on the Midas, 07 October 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Fisher Betts
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Norfolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Midas
Departure date: 7th October, 1826
Arrival date: 15th February, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 147 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 90. NSW & Tas., Australia Convict Musters, General Muster, 1837. NSW, Australia, TOL, 1810-1869, TOL butts [NRS 12202], TOL butts, Jun 1830-Feb 1831, page 83
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

Iris Dunne on 7th March, 2017 wrote:

DOB on TOL as 1794, on General Muster 1837 he is aged 39
Tried 18 March 1826
TOL 30/308 3 June 1830 - Height 5 feet, 5 inches, Complexion light, Hair fair, Eyes hazel
Pardon No. 47/691
Conditional Pardon 48/1546 (written as 1546 on Conditional Pardon papers - NSW, Australia, Convict Registers of Conditional and Absolute Pardons, 1788-1870, Conditional 1848 [Reel 788]).  However on NSW & Tas., Australia, Convict Pardons and TOL, 1834-1859, NSW, Pardons, 1846-1849 HO 10/54 he is numbered 1547)
1 January 1827 He gave information which led to the arrest of the parties who attacked and plundered the house of his master W. James-Adair - Col. Sec. leter No. 30/401 dated 25 May 1830

Convict Changes History

Beverley Connaughton on 6th March, 2017 made the following changes:

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Iris Dunne on 7th March, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 90. NSW & Tas., Australia Convict Musters, General Muster, 1837. NSW, Australia, TOL, 1810-1869, TOL butts [NRS 12202], TOL butts, Jun 1830-Feb 1831,

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