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Details for the convict George Bentley (1820)

Convict Name:George Bentley
Trial Place:York (East Riding) Quarter Session
Trial Date:12 January 1819
Sentence:7 years
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Arrival Details
Ship:Coromandel II
Arrival Year:1820
 
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George together with Robert Grant (Dromedary 1820) and William Crest or Crest (unidentified) were partners in bushranging.
Source; Hobert Town Gazette 6 January 1827 page 4
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 12 August 2014

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Research notes

George was convicted at York East Riding Quarter Sessions about 1819 and sentenced to 7 years transportation, he arrived Tasmania aboard Coromondel on 4 April 1820
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 12 August 2014
George gained his Certificate of Freedom in January 1826. Source; Hobart Town Gazette 21 January 1826
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 12 August 2014
Source; Colonial Times 8 Sept 1826 p4 & 5 Jan 1827 p4 and Hobart Town Gazette 12 Aug 1826 p2 & 6 Jan 1827 p4
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 12 August 2014
George Bentley, Robert Grant & William Crest or Cresp were hanged 8 Jan 1827 Hobart Gaol. Source; Colonial Times 12 Jan 1827 p4 and Hobart Town Gazette 13 Jan 1827 p4 and Sydney Gazette 25 Jan 1827
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 12 August 2014

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Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/3, p.261

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