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- Bates, William
|PERSONAL DETAILS||William BATES|
|Birth date and place||c. 1826 St Lukes, London, Middlesex.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences||Girdlers Alms Houses, Richmond Street, St Luke, London, Middlesex (1841).|
92nd Company, Royal Marines, Woolwich, Greenwich, Kent (1851).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 7¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: auburn.|
Distinguishing marks: Little finger of left hand slightly crippled (1848).
Height: 5 ft. 7¼ ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: light blue. Hair: light red. Face: round. Building: stout.
Distinguishing marks: Woman right arm, D left side (1859).
|Marriage date and place||After March 1851.|
|Death date and place|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
92nd Company as at March 1851.
|Regiment No. and Rank||Able Seaman.|
|Attestation date and place||15 Jul 1848 Woolwich. Bounty: £317. 6d. [ADM157-49-166].|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Casualty/Medical||Slightly wounded before Sevastopol on 6th June 1855 [London Gazette 21 Jun 1855 p.2396].|
|Courts Martial (Navy)||Three convictions – details unknown [PCom2-37 & 41].|
|District Courts Martial|
|General Courts Martial||7 Jan 1856 Woolwich.|
|Crime||Desertion and Theft.|
|Sentence||14 years transportation.|
|Prison or Institution and Register #||Dec 1855 to Jan 1856, Woolwich Barracks for 1 month 7 days (prior to and following trial).|
19 Jan to 15 Feb 1856, Millbank Prison #2065.
15 Feb to 9 Aug 1856, Pentonville Prison #6416.
9 Aug to 13 Dec 1856, Bethlem Lunatic Asylum, St George’s Field, Surrey #43827.
13 Dec 1856 to 27 Sep 1858, Fisherton House Asylum, Salisbury, Wiltshire #16568?
7 Sep to 18 Oct 1858, Millbank Prison #7853. 18 Oct to 19 May 1859, Portsmouth Prison #5508.
19/28 May to 19 Aug 1859, Convict Ship Sultana.
19 Aug 1859 Fremantle Prison #5381.
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||29 May 1859 Plymouth; 19 Aug 1859 Fremantle.|
Occupations: Labourer; Sawyer; Trencher; General Servant; Splitter in
Perth, Vasse, Northam, York, Fremantle, Sussex, Wellington, and Toodyay.
|WA Ticket of Leave||16 Feb 1860, Perth.|
|WA Conditional Pardon||23 Jul 1863, Vasse.|
|Civil or Criminal Court||Supreme Court of Western Australia.|
|Crime||23 Jul 1864. Stealing 200 lbs. of flour.|
|Trial & Conviction||5 Oct 1864. Larceny and Stealing.|
|Prison and Register #||5 Oct 1864, Fremantle Prison (Colonial) #8176.|
|WA Ticket of Leave|
|WA Certificate of Freedom||27 Oct 1870, York.|
|Civil or Criminal Court||Police Court.|
|Crime||7 Oct 1871. Stealing two opossum skin rugs.|
|Trial & Conviction||4 Jan 1872. Breaking into and stealing in a shop.|
|Prison and Register #||4 Jan 1872, Fremantle Prison (Colonial) #10048.|
|WA Ticket of Leave||25 Aug 1876.|
|WA Certificate of Freedom||26 Jun 1879.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Inquirer & Commercial News 12 Oct 1864.|
The Herald 14 Oct 1871.
Perth Gazette 5 Jan 1872.
|Departure from WA|