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life span was 60 years*
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Sentenced to 6 years
||Rica Erickson 'Dictionary of Western Australians 1829-1914'
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iain Frazier on 21st August, 2019 wrote:
Bedford was born about 1834.
He was a shoemaker single illiterate Protestant when convicted at court martial Nova Scotia for desertion & sentenced to 6 years.
Bedford arrived at Fremantle Western Australia in 1858 on EDWIN FOX.
He received his Ticket of Leave in 1860 and worked for self in Perth. He received his Conditional Pardon in 1861.
In 1882 he moved to Melbourne.
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iain Frazier on 21st August, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 6 years, voyage, source: Rica Erickson 'Dictionary of Western Australians 1829-1914' (prev. ), firstname: Bedford, surname: Chapman, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupatio