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Details for the convict William Bryant (1822)

Convict Name:William Bryant
Trial Place:Kent Assizes
Trial Date:18 March 1822
Sentence:Life
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Arrival Details
Ship:Eliza I (2)
Arrival Year:1822
 
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William was among a group of six bushrangers , all transported convicts, operating Bathurst area; William Bryant (Eliza 1822), John Davis (Guildford 1822), Patrick Fox (Ann &Amelia 1825) , John Nichols (Asia 1822), John Langbridge (Grenada 1821) and another whose ship isnot identified Daniel Ryan All six were convicted on 13 March 1827 (burglary, sheep stealing house robbery) at Supreme Court and sentenced to death. Bryant, Fox, Nichols & Ryan were all hanged in Sydney on 9 April 1827, with both Davis and Langridge having their sentences commuted to 14 years at Norfolk Island. Source; The Moniter Sydney 2 Mar 1827 p3 and Sydney Gazette NSW Advertiser 15 March 1827 p3 and The Australian 11 April 1827 p2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 14 June 2014

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Research notes

William was born about 1802 Kent
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 13 June 2014
William was tried and convicted at Kent Assizes on 18 March 1822 and sentenced to life transportation
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 13 June 2014
William arrived Sydney aged about 20 aboard Eliza on 22 November 1822
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 13 June 2014
William was hanged on 9 April 1827 in Sydney along with his accomplices Fox,Nichols and Ryan. Source; The Moniter 13 April 1827 page 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 14 June 2014

Disclaimer: The information has not been verified by Claim a Convict. As this information is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the data to verify its accuracy.

Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/4, p.188

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