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 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 Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Jefferis Bessell17781826-08-00
Mother Elizabeth Martinabout 17771852-09-00
    Sister     Hester Bessell 1799-04-07 1861-01-12
         Thomas Bessell 1806 1834-03-10
    Brother     Charles Bessell about 1806 1872-08-05
    Brother     John Martin Bessell 1809 1876-12-00
    Sister     Mary Bessell about 1812-05-00 before 1901
    Brother     Edmund Bessell 1814 1876-02-06
    Brother     George Bessell 1817-05-09 1903-01-04
    Brother     Henry Bessell 1819-03-07 1819-08-17
    Sister     Sarah Bessell about 1823

Source References

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

        Residence date:
        Residence place: Australia
        Arrival date: 18 Dec 1830
        Arrival place: Tasmania</line><line />

      • Citation:

        http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ho10musters&h=489615&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Residence date:
        Residence place: Australia
        Arrival date:
        Arrival place: Tasmania</line><line />

      • Citation:

        http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ho10musters&h=491057&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Residence date:
        Residence place: Australia
        Arrival date:
        Arrival place: Tasmania</line><line />

      • Citation:

        http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ho10musters&h=504023&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Residence date:
        Residence place: Australia
        Arrival date: 18 Dec 1830
        Arrival place: Tasmania</line><line />

      • Citation:

        http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ho10musters&h=489615&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

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

        Residence date:
        Residence place: Van Dieman's Land
        Departure date: 20 Aug 1830
        Departure place: </line><line />

      • Citation:

        http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ausconvictothers&h=121147&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

  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