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Mark Byfield

Mark Byfield, one of 300 convicts transported on the General Hewett, August 1813

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mark Byfield
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: General Hewett
Departure date: August, 1813
Arrival date: 7th February, 1814
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 300 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 116
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 21st November, 2019 wrote:

Monday morning, were removed under guard from the gaol at Maidstone, and put on board the Zealand hulk, Sheerness, for transportation, the following convicts, viz. Byfield, John Harrison, Moses Prosser, Wm. Browning, John Coin, John Macguire, Davis, John Murray, John Allen, Thomas Butler, Nicholas Hatfield, John Holland, Wm. Messer. John Wright, Richard Welch, Joseph Fielder, John Mills, and James Wells. 
Kentish Gazette, 23 April 1813

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