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William Bradley

William Bradley, one of 200 convicts transported on the Somersetshire, March 1814

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Bradley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Nottingham Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Somersetshire
Departure date: March, 1814
Arrival date: 16th October, 1814
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 160
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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Maureen Withey on 2nd December, 2019 wrote:

At the Quarter Sessions for the Hundred of Bassetlaw, held the 9th inst. at East Retford, in this county, William Bradley, convicted of stealing one hempen sack, together with 3 quarters of malt, the property of Mr. Wm. Cross, of Gringley, was sentenced to be transported for seven years. 
Nottingham Journal, 17 Oct 1812.

William Bradley was on a List of 40 male convicts embarked on the Brig Kangaroo for the Derwent. 13th April 1816.


No. 36. Wm. Bradley, Somersetshire,  Convicted at Nottingham Q.S., 9 Oct 1812, Sentence – 7 years, Trade, lab.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 2nd December, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

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