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Details for the convict William Garbett (1820)

Convict Name:William Garbett
Trial Place:Salop Assizes
Trial Date:15 March 1820
Sentence:Life
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Arrival Details
Ship:Maria I (2)
Arrival Year:1820
 
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c1796 Born in Shropshire

Lent 1818. Tried with Thomas Garbett at Salop Assizes (Shropshire) for larceny. Sentenced to 3 mths imprisonment.
(Thomas and William both list their native place as Glazeley in various court, convict documents)

15 Mar 1820. Tried at Salop Assizes for housebreaking and stealing clothes and household goods from the dwelling. Sentenced to death. This was commuted to transportation for life.

28 July 1820. Departed England aboard convict ship Maria I (2)

1 Dec 1820. Arrived in Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania)

12 Apr 1823. Placed on list of prisoners who appeared as witnesses recommended to be sent from Hobart to Port Jackson; witness in the case of King v Starkey and others

26 Apr 1823. Prisoner transferred from Van Diemen’s Land to NSW per “John Bull” to be received into Government employ

23 Mar 1829. Marriage to Elizabeth Catlin/Cattell (convict on Mary Anne I (2) 1822) at Windsor, NSW

See the story of William and Elizabeth below. (This is an unverified and unedited account "borrowed" with thanks and acknowledgement from the listed source.)

William and Elizabeth, were convicts who were assigned to William Cox firstly at Mulgoa in 1823 and then at “Fairfield” Clarendon/Windsor in 1828. This is where they met. Elizabeth Catlin from Knowle UK, alias Cattell or by the name Cattin as per the ships records, who married Callicot (marriage and death not found of her first husband) and then William Garbutt [ships records show his name spelt as Garbett] who came from Glazely Shropshire. Elizabeth was described in the prison indent as a servant, aged 27 years, five feet one and quarter inches tall, fair skinned, brown hair and hazel eyes. She arrived in NSW via Hobart on “Mary Ann 1” in 1823. She was charged with stealing clothing from the dwelling house of her master Richard Woodyatt, a saddler, and shoes from William Shaw. This was not her first offence. William was described in the prison indent as a labourer and a big man. He stole clothing and household effects and he was also a horse thief. This was not his first offence, he was condemned and reprieved to a life sentence on 4th October 1819 and he sailed from England on “Maria” 28th July 1820 and arrived in Sydney via Hobart on 1st December 1820. He was the first man to drive a wagon over the Blue Mountains Road. Elizabeth and William Garbutt married on 23 March 1829, after receiving permission from the Governor. Children: Hannah GARBUTT b: 03 MAY 1832 in Richmond, NSW, AU
Source. Newton_Nicolls update Oct-2013 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com /cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=garryn&id=I14084

1 Jan 1840. Conditional pardon granted. Conditional on not returning to England or Ireland

14 July 1882. Death in Cobbora, NSW

William and Elizabeth had 3 children:
William (1829)
Hannah (1832)
George (1836)
Submitted by Researcher (4354) on 28 June 2015

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Research notes

Trial 1818. Source: Home Office: Criminal Registers, Middlesex and Home Office: Criminal Registers, England and Wales; Class: HO 27; Piece: 16; Page: 1048. The National Archives of the UK.
Submitted by Researcher (4354) on 29 June 2015
Trial and Sentence 1820. Source: Home Office: Criminal Registers, Middlesex and Home Office: Criminal Registers, England and Wales; Class: HO 27; Piece: 20; Page: 98. The National Archives of the UK.
Submitted by Researcher (4354) on 29 June 2015
Departure July 1820. Source: Home Office: Convict Transportation Registers; (The National Archives Microfilm Publication. Class: HO 11; Piece: 3); The National Archives of the UK.
Submitted by Researcher (4354) on 29 June 2015
Trial, Ship, Arrival. Source: State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4007]; Microfiche: 643.
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Marriage. Source: NSW Gov. Colonial Secretary. Returns of applications for the publication of banns, 1828–41. Main series of letters received, NRS 905. The State Records Authority of New South Wales
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Marriage. Source: State Archives NSW; Series: 12212; Item: 4/4508
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Marriage. Source: State Archives NSW; Series: 12212; Item: 4/4511
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Pardon 1840. Source: State Archives NSW. Copies of returns of Absolute and Conditional Pardons granted.
Submitted by Researcher (4354) on 29 June 2015
Trial, Sentence, Occupation, Native Place. Source: Home Office: Settlers and Convicts, New South Wales and Tasmania; (The National Archives Microfilm Publication HO 10; Piece: 43. TNA - UK.
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Transferral to NSW. Source: Source. State Records of NSW. Colonial Secretary Index 1788-1825. (Reel 6058; 4/1771 p.215) (Reel 6010; 4/3508 pp.187, 189-90) (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.45)
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Death 1882. Source: Compiler: Dubbo and District Family History Society; Collection Title: Dubbo and District Cemeteries, Vol. 2; Reference: Cobbora Cemetery.
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Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/3, p.348

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