BATSON John Gibson

Name John Gibson BATSON
Country Of Origin England
Born 1785
Died unknown
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1785, Lancashire, England
Parents unknown
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker
Work Locations No record found working in his trade in Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania)
Trial 13 January 1819, Stafford Quarter Sessions, Staffordshire
20 July 1825, Hobart Supreme Court
Sentence 1819: Seven years transportation for stealing
1825: Seven years transportation for stealing two watches and other articles, the property of Henry Clayton.
Arrival 10 January 1820, Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the convict ship, Dromedary
Police Number 240
Convict Assignment Public Works
Ticket of Leave
Conditional Pardon
Other May 1820: Embezzled watches, punished with 50 lashes and six months on a convict gang.

1825: Colonial conviction, seven year sentence, sent to Macquarie Harbour.

12 August 1832: Free Certificate.

Death unknown
TAHO: CON31/1/1, CON23/1/1 B225-258, CON13/1/2, SC32/1/1 1825 Court [John Baston].
Web: Findmypast, England & Wales, Crime, Prisons & Punishments 1819; Ancestry: New South Wales & Tasmania Convict Muster 1826; Founders & Survivors convict database.
Stafford Advertiser 17 April 1819 [British Newspaper Archive]; Colonist and Van Diemen’s Land Commercial & Agricultural Advertiser 10 August 1832.