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161621
Surname: -
First Name: -
Ship: York 1831
Date: 4 July 1831
Place: Sydney
Source: SH
Details: 'The ship 'York' has so far advanced in her repairs, that it is expected she will, in a very short time, be ready to receive the troops on board, and proceed to Madras'


161622
Surname: -
First Name: -
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1831
Place: -
Source: Ancestry.com. UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1857
Details: Campbell France kept a Medical Journal from 11 August 1830 to 19 February 1831


31830
Surname: Archer
First Name: William
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1833 24 August
Place: Newcastle
Source: BB
Details: Assigned to W. Sparke. Charged with theft


166936
Surname: Archer
First Name: William
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1831
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 677
Details: William Archer, age 22. Fisherman from Sculthorpe. Tried at Lynn 21 April 1828. Sentenced to 7 years transportation for shop breaking. Assigned to William Sparke at Hunter River on arrival. Notes - Sent to Norfolk Island. Sent to an iron gang for 12 months 21 September 1842.


166942
Surname: Batley
First Name: Samuel
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1831
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 677
Details: Samuel Batley, age 18. Carter and cloth dresser from Leeds. Sentenced to 7 years transportation for stealing soap Assigned to W.H. Warland at Hunter River on arrival. Killed by lightning at Bathurst..


192943
Surname: Bell
First Name: James
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1831
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 677
Details: James Bell age 23. Labourer. Native place Glasgow. Tried at Glasgow 9 April 1830. Sentenced to 7 years for house breaking. Assignd to George Townshend at Paterson on arrival


26989
Surname: Bennett
First Name: James
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1837
Place: Newcastle
Source: GRC
Details: Assigned to the gaol


26990
Surname: Bennett
First Name: James
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1837
Place: Paterson
Source: GRC
Details: Assigned John Galt Smith


125858
Surname: Bennett
First Name: James
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1836 5 October
Place: Paterson
Source: GG
Details: Apprehended after absconding from John Galt Smith


125902
Surname: Bennett
First Name: James
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1836 7 September
Place: Paterson
Source: GG
Details: Jeweller aged 21 from Birmingham. 4' 9 3/4"; ruddy freckled complexion, brown hair, brown eyes, tattoos, small scar centre forehead, circular scar right cheek. Absconded from John Galt Smith 21 August


166940
Surname: Bennett
First Name: James
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1831
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 677
Details: James Bennett, age 16. Jeweller from Birmingham. Sentenced to 7 years transportation for stealing a handkerchief. Assigned to John Laurio Platt at Hunter River on arrival


166937
Surname: Bigg (Biggs)
First Name: Charles
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1831
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 677
Details: Age 26. Wire drawer from London. Sentenced to 14 years transportation for fraud. Assigned to John Hillier at Newcastle on arrival. Died at Newcastle 26 September 1832


64837
Surname: Biggs
First Name: Charles
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1831 19 May
Place: Hunter River
Source: SG
Details: Wire drawer aged 26 from London. 5' 7 1/4"; blue eyes, brown hair, sallow complexion. Absconded from Mr. Hillier's farm


192945
Surname: Brown
First Name: John
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1831
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 677
Details: John Brown age 30. Ploughs, reaps, milks, shears. Native place Fifeshire. Tried at Stirling 29 March 1830. Sentenced to 7 years transportation for stealing clothes from a barn. Assigned to Archibald Little on arrival. Note - missing the point of left thumb and first and second fingers altogether. C 39/1059


76867
Surname: Buckton
First Name: George
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1837
Place: Maitland
Source: GRC
Details: Aged 26. Assigned to William Sparke


160081
Surname: Buckton
First Name: George
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1831
Place: -
Source: Convict Indent. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 677
Details: Age 21, 5ft 6 3/4in. Ruddy fair complexion, fair hair, and grey eyes with a small scar between his eyebrows and a horizontal scar over right eye. Also a scar at left corner of lower lip. Widower, ploughs, reaps, sows, milks and shears. Tried 23 February 1830 at Durham Assizes and sentenced to 7 years transportation for stealing wheat.


176069
Surname: Buckton
First Name: George
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1832
Place: Newcastle gaol
Source: Newcastle Gaol Description Book. State Archives NSW; Roll: 137 (Ancestry)
Details: Assigned to William Sparke. Admitted to Newcastle gaol on a charge of robbery


180506
Surname: Buckton
First Name: George
Ship: York 1831
Date: 4 September 1835
Place: Newcastle
Source: Newcastle Court of Petty Sessions, Bench Books, 1833-1836 (Ancestry)
Details: Ann Turner per Forth, George Buckton per York assigned to William Sparke. Charged with disorderly conduct....Edward Sparke testified...On Monday last Mr. William Spark went up the River and left his house in my charge having occasion to lend a friend a saddle. The female prisoner interfered and after the saddle had gone she told me the saddle should not have been lent. She abused me in the most violent manner using the vilest language. Called me bad names and saying I was drunk. William Spark told me on Tuesday morning that he had sent the prisoner to the watch house in charge of the prisoner Buckton. I told the female prisoner that if I was her master I could send her to the watch house at once. She replied that she did not care a dam for any master in the colony all that you can do to me is to send me . Ann Turner sentenced to fourteen days to the cells. George Buckton admonished and discharged


166938
Surname: Burton
First Name: Philip
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1831
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 677
Details: Age 20. Gamekeeper from Lynn. Sentenced to 7 years transportation for house breaking. Assigned to Charles Boydell at Paterson Plains on arrival


175996
Surname: Burton
First Name: Philip
Ship: York 1831
Date: 1832 - 1833
Place: Newcastle gaol
Source: Newcastle Gaol Description Book. State Archives NSW; Roll: 137 (Ancestry)
Details: Admitted to Newcastle gaol. Had been assigned to Charles Boycell at Paterson. Crime - Receiving stolen property