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Moses Bryant

Moses Bryant, one of 250 convicts transported on the General Stewart, 19 July 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Moses Bryant
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing corn.
Convicted at: Wiltshire Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: General Stewart
Departure date: 19th July, 1818
Arrival date: 31st December, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 77 (40)
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

Maureen Withey on 5th May, 2019 wrote:

John Bungey, Odstock, labourer, and Moses Bryant, of New Sarum, labourer, charged with stealing a quantity of wheat, the property of James Absalom, Odstock. Salisbury Journal, 9 Mar 1818

The trials of the prisoners did not terminate till Saturday, and the following received sentences as under: John Bungy, Moses Bryant and Wm Bryant, convicted on the evidence of James Lucas, for stealing a quantity of wheat, the property of Wm. Martin, at Odstock, 7 years transportation –
Salisbury Journal, 6 Apr 1818

HO 9-9-1 Records of Laurel, Hardy and York Hulks, in Portsmouth Harbour, 1805-1831, page 43.
Received from Wiltshire May 1818, (19 prisoners)
Moses Bryant, age 21, convicted at Wilts Qtr. Sessions of a felony, 31 March 1818, sentenced to transportation for 7 years. Discharged (to ship) 30 June 1818.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 5th May, 2019 made the following changes:


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