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Martin Bulmer, one of 134 convicts transported on the Hercules, 24 December 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||10th November, 1828
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 238
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th July, 2020 wrote:
MARTIN BULMER, Theft > pocketpicking, 16th September 1824.
1433. MARTIN BULMER was indicted for stealing on the 6th of September , a gold pin, value 10 s.; the property of Thomas Fox , from his person .
THOMAS FOX. I am a printer . On the 6th of September, about eight o’clock at night, I was at St. Bartholomew Fair ; the prisoner stood close at my side; I saw him snatch my gold pin out of my shirt, and hand it over to his companion, saying
“Here Jack.” I laid hold of him immediately, and asked him to give it me; but did not say what; he said he never saw it.
Cross-examined by MR. LAW. Q. Did you not accuse two or three others of it - A. No. My hands were confined, or I could have hundred him from taking it. I am certain it was him.
GUILTY. Aged 18.
The prisoner received an excellent character, and was recommended to mercy .
Transported for Seven Years .
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Age - 23
Died - Parramatta
Date - 10/11/1828
Remarks: ST John’s Parramatta
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th July, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), date of death: 10th November, 1828 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime