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Details for the convict Bernard Reynolds (1836)

Convict Name:Bernard Reynolds
Trial Place:Portsmouth Court Martial
Trial Date:10 August 1835
Sentence:7 years
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Arrival Details
Ship:Bardaster
Arrival Year:1836
 
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Bernard partnered Thomas Wetton (Exmouth 1831) in murder and were two members of "Scotties" bushranging gang around Yass area. Source; The Australian Chronicle 7 February 1840 page 2 & 28 February 1840 page 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 20 July 2014

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Research notes

Bernard was convicted at Portsmouth Court Martial on 10 August 1835,and sentenced to 7 years transportation, he arrived Sydney aboard Bardaster on 24 February 1836
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 21 July 2014
Bernard and Thomas Wetton (Exmouth) were convicted on 24 February 1840 of murder John Hume on 19 January 1840 and another and sentenced to death. Source; The Colonist Sydney 26 February 1840 p2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 22 July 2014
Source; The Colonist Sydney 5 Feb 1840'p2 and Sydney Gazette NSW Advertiser 6 Feb 1840 p2 & 27 Feb 1840 p2 and Sydney Herald 7 Feb 1840 p1 & 26 Feb 1840 p2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 22 July 2014
Bernard cheated the hangman and suicided 23 Feb 1840 in Sydney. Source; Sydney Moniter 26 Feb 1840 p2 and The Australian 25 Feb 1840 p2 and others
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 22 July 2014

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Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/10, p.160

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