BLEILER Xavery (alias Andrew Myers)

Name Xavery BLEILER
Country Of Origin Germany
Born 1800
Died 1835
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1800, Germany
Parents unknown
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Clockmaker, Watchmaker
Work Locations Possibly in Hobart
Street Address
Trial 16 October 1832, Bedford Quarter Sessions
Sentence Seven years transportation for embezzling money and stealing clocks belonging to his employer
Arrival 24 August 1833, Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the convict ship, Atlas (4)
Police Number 1928
Convict Assignment Possibly with David Barclay, Hobart watchmaker
Other Alias Andrew Myers.

1824: Charged with embezzling a sovereign received for and on account of his employer, clockmaker John Berman, London. Verdict: Not guilty.

1832: Andrew Myers was described in a newspaper as a journeyman clockmaker employed by Messrs. Hamnell of Bedford.

Death 15 July 1835, His Majesty’s General Hospital, Hobart
TAHO: CON27/1/6, CON31/1/5, CON18/1/3, CON13/1/6.
Web: Founders and Survivors database; Ancestry: London, England, Newgate Calendar of Prisoners 1824 [Xaver Blayler].
Bucks Gazette 1 September 1832.