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204965
Surname: Britt
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1835
Date: 15 February 1850
Place: Newcastle gaol
Source: Ancestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930
Details: William Britt, labourer from Waterford. Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Scone. Charged with having ravished and carnally known one Elizabeth Ferry against her will and assaulting Thomas Fowler. Sentenced to 6 months confinement


204966
Surname: Britt
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1835
Date: 1835
Place: -
Source: Convict Indents. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12189; Item: [X637]; Microfiche: 715
Details: William Britt age 19. Ostler from Waterford. Tried at Waterford city 10 March 1835. Sentenced to 7 years transportation for assault and robbery


173187
Surname: Britten
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 24 January 1843
Place: Newcastle gaol
Source: State Archives NSW; Gaol Entrance Book, Item: 2/2020; Roll: 757 (Ancestry)
Details: Admitted to Newcastle gaol charged with robbery. Remanded.


169104
Surname: Britten (Britton)
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 21 December 1841
Place: Newcastle gaol
Source: State Archives NSW. Gaol Entrance Books, 1818-1930; Item: 2/2020; Roll: 757. (Ancestry)
Details: Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Newcastle district. Charged with robbery. Remanded


67333
Surname: Britton
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 1838 15 August
Place: Newcastle
Source: GG
Details: Coal miner aged 29. Tried in Gloucestershire. Absconded from A.A. Company since August 6


67352
Surname: Britton
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 1838 22 August
Place: Newcastle
Source: GG
Details: Apprehended after absconding from service of A.A. Company


67842
Surname: Britton
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 1838 14 November
Place: Newcastle
Source: GG
Details: Coal miner aged 29. Absconded from A.A. Company since Nov 6


67878
Surname: Britton
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 1838 21 November
Place: Newcastle
Source: GG
Details: Apprehended after absconding from A.A. Company


119967
Surname: Britton
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 1839 25 December
Place: Newcastle
Source: GG
Details: Coal miner aged 29 from Gloucestershire. 5' 2 1/2"; ruddy freckled compl., dark brown hair, hazel eyes, scar on bridge of nose, two scars near outer corner of right eyebrow, scars on hands; absconded from the A.A. Company 11th December


127284
Surname: Britton
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 1840 5 February
Place: Cassilis
Source: GG
Details: Absconded from the lock up at Cassilis 29 January


133250
Surname: Britton
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 1838 8 August
Place: Newcastle
Source: Newcastle Bench Books. AONSW Reel 2722
Details: William Bryant (prisoner for Life) and William Britton assigned to the A.A. Company sentenced to 2 months on the treadmill in Sydney for absconding


137822
Surname: Britton
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 1838 13 November
Place: Newcastle
Source: Newcastle Bench Books. AONSW Reel 2722
Details: William Bryant and William Britton sentenced to work in irons for 12 months for absconding


173450
Surname: Britton
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 5 January 1844
Place: Newcastle gaol
Source: State Archives NSW; Gaol Entrance Book, Item: 2/2020; Roll: 757
Details: Admitted to Newcastle gaol charged with disobedience of orders. Sentenced to 7 days solitary confinement


180122
Surname: Britton
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 13 May 1845
Place: Newcastle
Source: Newcastle Court of Petty Sessions Letter Book
Details: Letter 45/59. Prisoner for life assigned to the A.A. Company. Brought before Magistrate Richard Furlong charged with being out after hours and disorderly conduct for which offences he received a punishment of 50 lashes and returned to govt. service. The reason for this was influenced by his police history and his unfitness from his depraved character to remain any longer in assigned service.


173970
Surname: Bryan
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 11 June 1844
Place: Newcastle gaol
Source: State Archives NSW; Gaol Entrance Book, Item: 2/2020; Roll: 757 (Ancestry)
Details: Admitted to Newcastle gaol. Sentenced to 10 days in the cells for insolence


169077
Surname: Bryan (Bryant)
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 14 December 1841
Place: Newcastle gaol
Source: State Archives NSW. Gaol Entrance Books, 1818-1930; Item: 2/2020; Roll: 757. (Ancestry)
Details: Admitted to Newcastle gaol. Sentenced to 1 month on the tread mill for being out after hours


32223
Surname: Bryant
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 1847 16 June
Place: Newcastle
Source: MM
Details: Obtained Ticket of Leave


67331
Surname: Bryant
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 1838 15 August
Place: Newcastle
Source: GG
Details: Coal miner aged 24. Tried Gloucestershire. Ruddy compl., brown hair, hazel eyes. Absconded from A.A. Company since August 6


67351
Surname: Bryant
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 1838 22 August
Place: Newcastle
Source: GG
Details: Apprehended after absconding from service of A.A. Company


67843
Surname: Bryant
First Name: William
Ship: Hive 1834
Date: 1838 14 November
Place: Newcastle
Source: GG
Details: Coal miner aged 24. Absconded from A.A. Company since Nov 6