Thomas Bessell

Birth Name Bessell, Thomas 1a 1b 2a 1c 3 4a 5 6a 7a 8 9a 7b 10a
Gender male
Age at Death 28 years, 2 months, 9 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1806 Bristol, Somerset, England  
7c 8 9b 7d 10b
Baptism 1806-04-06 Bristol, Gloucester, England  
3 10c
Occupation 1830-03-00 Gloucestershire, England Coachsmith & Jobbing Blacksmith
 
Trial 1830-04-07 Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England House Breaking, 14 years
4b 7e
Residence 1830-04-07 Bristol, Gloucestershire, England "Transportation for 14 years."
4c 8
Residence 1830-05-28 Portsmouth, Hampshire, England In a prison hulk.
9c
Departure 1830-08-30 Portsmouth, Hampshire, England Transported on "Clyde"
6b
Arrival 1830-12-18 Tasmania, Australia Convict number 1431: Convict transport on the "Clyde". "not known to have been in prison before, he cut the officer very severely with a knife when apprehended he has had a Brother Transported for life Char &c Very bad"
1d 6c
Convict Log 1833-04-25 Campbell Town, Tasmania, Australia Neglect of duty, admonished in consequence of good character. Police Magistrate J Leake
 
Convict Log 1834-02-17 Campbell Town, Tasmania, Australia Absent from quarters, admonished by John Leake http://foundersandsurvivors.org//pubsearch-xsl/image/viewer.html?CON31-1-4,196,83
 
Death 1834-03-10 Ross, Tasmania, Australia Listed as dead on convict muster. http://foundersandsurvivors.org/pubsearch/convict/chain/c31a31040166 Construction commenced on the existing convict-built bridge at Ross in Feb 1834.
 

Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Jefferis Bessell
Mother Elizabeth Martin
    Sister     Hester Bessell
         Thomas Bessell
    Brother     Charles Bessell
    Brother     John Martin Bessell
    Sister     Mary Bessell
    Brother     Edmund Bessell
    Brother     George Bessell
    Brother     Henry Bessell
    Sister     Sarah Bessell

Pedigree

  1. Jefferis Bessell
    1. Elizabeth Martin
      1. Hester Bessell
      2. Thomas Bessell
      3. Charles Bessell
      4. John Martin Bessell
      5. Mary Bessell
      6. Edmund Bessell
      7. George Bessell
      8. Henry Bessell
      9. Sarah Bessell

Ancestors

Source References

  1. Ancestry.com: New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849
      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=ho10musters&h=489615&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Residence date: Residence place: Australia Arrival date: 18 Dec 1830 Arrival place: Tasmania

      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=ho10musters&h=491057&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Residence date: Residence place: Australia Arrival date: Arrival place: Tasmania

      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=ho10musters&h=504023&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Residence date: Residence place: Australia Arrival date: Arrival place: Tasmania

      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=ho10musters&h=489615&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Residence date: Residence place: Australia Arrival date: 18 Dec 1830 Arrival place: Tasmania

  2. Ancestry.com: Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868
      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=ausconvictothers&h=121147&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Residence date: Residence place: Van Dieman's Land Departure date: 20 Aug 1830 Departure place:

  3. Ancestry.com: England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
  4. Ancestry.com: England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892
      • Page: Class: HO 27; Piece: 39; Page: 228
      • Page: Class: HO 27; Piece: 39; Page: 228
      • Page: Class: HO 27; Piece: 39; Page: 228
  5. Ancestry.com: Tasmania, Australia, Convict Court and Selected Records, 1800-1899
  6. Ancestry.com: Web: Australia, Convict Records Index, 1787-1867
      • Page: State Library of Queensland; South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 469 (237)
      • Page: State Library of Queensland; South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 469 (237)
      • Page: State Library of Queensland; South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 469 (237)
  7. Ancestry.com: Gloucestershire, England, Prison Records, 1728-1914
      • Page: Gloucestershire Archives; Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England; Reference: Q/Gc/5/4
      • Page: Gloucestershire Archives; Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England; Reference: Q/SG2/1815-1840
      • Page: Gloucestershire Archives; Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England; Reference: Q/Gc/5/4
      • Page: Gloucestershire Archives; Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England; Reference: Q/SG2/1815-1840
      • Page: Gloucestershire Archives; Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England; Reference: Q/Gc/5/4
  8. Ancestry.com: Web: Gloucestershire, England, Gaol Registers, 1815-1879
  9. Ancestry.com: UK, Prison Hulk Registers and Letter Books, 1802-1849
      • Page: Home Office: Convict Prison Hulks: Registers and Letter Books; Class: HO9; Piece: 8
      • Page: Home Office: Convict Prison Hulks: Registers and Letter Books; Class: HO9; Piece: 8
      • Page: Home Office: Convict Prison Hulks: Registers and Letter Books; Class: HO9; Piece: 8
  10. Ancestry.com: Bristol, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812
      • Page: Bristol Archives; Bristol, England; Bristol Church of England Parish Registers; Reference: P/St P & J/R/2/2
      • Page: Bristol Archives; Bristol, England; Bristol Church of England Parish Registers; Reference: P/St P & J/R/2/2
      • Page: Bristol Archives; Bristol, England; Bristol Church of England Parish Registers; Reference: P/St P & J/R/2/2