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Francis Bodenham, one of 200 convicts transported on the Sir William Bensley, 09 October 1816
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 297 (150). NSW State Archives, Butts of COF (NRS 12210)
Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?detail=1&type=C&id=5661
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 1st April, 2013 wrote:
Francis Bodenham was transferred from Sydney to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Elizabeth Henrietta’ arriving 28/09/1817.
annette on 6th February, 2019 wrote:
He marr Amy Pacy in 1812 surrey, England Dau Emma b 1814. Whilst marr, he married Eliza Ketch in 1814. Had his trial at the Old Baily. Age 25 when transported. occupation engraver. 1819 Francis marr Sarah franks in Hobart.he was 29, sarah 22, an illiterate convict, transported for larcency in 1818. francis got cert of freedom in 1822. but Francis & Sarah committed again for 7 yrs for receiving stolen goods. 1825 Francis was a gaoler at Port Macquarie. 1828 census both Francis and wife still at Port Macquarie. 1829 Francis granted Cert of Freedom. 1837 Francis on the ‘Phoenix’ moored in Sydney harbour. 1841- Francis arrested for stealing watches.
1848- Francis marr Catherine Conolly in Bathhurst on 20/9/1858.
Francis d. 2/12/1858 in Liverpool, Sydney age 69.
no mention of wife or family.
Iris Dunne on 6th February, 2019 wrote:
Certificate of Freedom No.29/761 dated 30 July 1829, Trade: Engraver, Year of Birth 1790
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 1st April, 2013 made the following changes:
annette on 6th February, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1790 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1858 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime
Iris Dunne on 6th February, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 297 (150). NSW State Archives, Butts of COF (NRS 12210)
Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?detail=1&type=C&id=56