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Francis Betts, one of 276 convicts transported on the Asia, 25 April 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||10th September, 1821
|Date of Death:
||27th December, 1864
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Nottingham Town Assizes
25th April, 1840
6th August, 1840
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 275 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 191 (97)
||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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Vivianne Saunders on 24th April, 2015 wrote:
Married Jane McLoughlin leaving him a widow then he married Elizabeth Howell and had seven children. He died in Sorrel Tasmania at the age of 43.
Convict Changes History
Vivianne Saunders on 24th April, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 10th September, 1821 (prev. 0000), date of death: 27th December, 1864 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime