Selling Sparrows
Name

Date of Conviction 
Residence / Home Town  
Age 
Where disposed 
Date 
Crime 
Sentence  
Ref BLARS
Date of Voyage 
Vessel 
Destination
Ref National Archives
BRAIN, James

 

14 Oct 1833  Quarter Session

Bedford

63

Hulk Justitia at Woolwich

30 Oct 1833

Sheep stealing

Transportation life

QGV10/1

2 Apr 1834

John Barry

VDL

HO 11/9

BRAIN, William

 

31 Dec 1844

Bedford / Cambridge

18

Millbank Prison

 

Stealing clothing

Transportation 7 years

QGV10/2

4 Mar 1846

Lady Palmira

VDL

HO11/15

BRANDOM, James

aka Joseph Brandon

30 Jun 1840 Midsummer

Eaton Bray / Southill

38

Hulk Warrior at Woolwich

13 Jul 1840

Sheep stealing

Transportation 10 years

QGV10/2

12 Apr 1841

Asia

VDL
HO11/12
Name 
Date of Conviction 
Residence / Home Town 
Age 
Where disposed 
Date 
Crime 
Sentence
  
Ref BLARS
Date of Voyage 
Vessel 
Destination
Ref National Archives
BREED,  William

6 Mar 1788 Assizes

Langford ?

32 ?

Hulk Fortunee, Langstone Hbr

May 1788

Stealing fowls

Transportation 7 years

 

 

Dec 1789

Scarborough

NSW DNA

HO11/1

BRIGHTMAN, Josiah

14 Mar 1821 Assizes

Cockayne Hatley

50

Hulk Justitia at Woolwich

16 May 1821

Sheep stealing

Death / Reprieved

Transportation Life

QGV10/1

18 Jun 1821

Malabar

VDL

HO 11/4

BRITTAIN, Stephen

15 Jan 1823 Epiphany

Cardington

21

Hulk Justitia at Woolwich

13 Feb 1823

Stealing sheep skins

Transportation 7 years

 

QGV10/1

29 Jul 1823

Asia

VDL

HO 11/5

Name
 
Date of Conviction 
Residence / Home Town 
Age 
Where disposed 
Date 
Crime 
Sentence  
Ref BLARS
Date of Voyage 
Vessel 
Destination
Ref National Archives

BROAD, Alfred

alias Frederick Alfred Johnson   

5 Jan 1836  Epiphany

Crickland

22

Hulk Justitia at Woolwich

20 Jan 1836

Horse stealing

Transportation life

QGV10/1

4 Aug 1836

Bengal Merchant

NSW

HO11/10

BROOKS / Brook, William           

        

17 Oct 1843

Cranfield

31

Millbank Prison

24 Oct 1843

Stealing a lamb

Transportation 10 years

QGV10/2

25 Jan 1844

Equestrian

VDL

HO11/14

BROOKS, John

 

10 Mar 1824 Assizes

Felmersham

29

Hulk Justitia at Woolwich

24 Apr 1824

Cutting & maiming a cow  

Transportation 7 years

QGV10/1

18 Nov 1824

Royal Charlotte

NSW
HO 11/5
Name 
Date of Conviction 
Residence / Home Town  
Age 
Where disposed 
Date 
Crime 
Sentence  
Ref BLARS
Date of Voyage 
Vessel 
Destination
Ref National Archives

BRYGRAVE, William

6 Jan 1835  Epiphany

Meppershall

18

Hulk Justitia at Woolwich        

20 Jan 1835

Stealing sheep skins

Transportation 7 years

QGV10/1

7 Sep 1835

John Barry

NSW 
HO11/10
           
 
 
                              
       
 
                        
 
 
                        
 
                         
Name 
Date of Conviction 
Residence / Home Town  
Age 
Where disposed 
Date 
Crime 
Sentence  
Ref BLARS
Date of Voyage 
Vessel 
Destination
Ref National Archives
BROWN, Thomas

2 Mar 1833 Assizes

 

 

 

 

 

life

QGV10/1

14 Oct 1833

Fairlie

NSW

HO 11/9

BROWN, Thomas

2 Jul 1844

 

 

Millbank Prison

26 Jul 1844

Stealing sheep skins

Transportation 7 years

QGV10/2

10 Aug 1844

William Jardine

VDL

HO11/14

BROWN, William

2 Mar 1833  Assizes

Toddington

24

Hulk Justitia at Woolwich

13 Mar 1833

Stealing wheat

Transportation 7 years

QGV10/1

30 May 1833

Lord Lynedoch

NSW
HO 11/9
Name 
Date of Conviction 
Residence / Home Town 
Age 
Where disposed 
Date 
Crime 
Sentence 

Ref BLARS
Date of Voyage 
Vessel 
Destination
Ref National Archives
BROWN, William

20 Oct 1846

Leighton Buzzard / Colchester  

41

Millbank Prison

19 Nov 1846

Stealing 2 horses

1 month & Transportation

10 years

QGV10/2

30 Feb 1851

Cornwall

VDL

HO11/17

BRYANT, Charles

15 Mar 1845 Assizes

Ampthill / Marston

50

Millbank Prison

30 Apr 1845

Unnatural offence

Death recorded

Transportation life

QGV10/2

27 Aug 1845

Mayda

VDL

HO11/14

BRYANT, James

9 Apr 1839 Quarter Sessions

Clophill

27

Hulk Ganymede Woolwich  

19 Apr 1839

Stealing hay

Transportation 14 years

 

QGV10/2

10 Oct 1839

Woodbridge

NSW Died 8 Dec 1846
HO11/12
Name 
Date of Conviction 
Residence / Home Town 
Age 
Where disposed 
Date 
Crime 
Sentence
  
Ref BLARS
Date of Voyage 
Vessel 
Destination
Ref National Archives

BUMSTEAD, Joseph

9 Apr 1844 Easter

Ampthill

38

Millbank Prison

3 May 1844

Stealing a shirt

Transportation 10 years

 

QGV10/2

13 Jul 1844

Lord Auckland

VDL

HO11/14

BUNKER, Ashby (Mark Ashley)   

24 Jul 1817 Assizes

Cranfield

27

Hulk Justitia at Woolwich

1 Sep 1817

Sheep stealing

Death/ Reprieved

Transportation Life

QGV10/1

22 Dec 1817

Lady Castlereagh

VDL

HO 11/2

BUNYAN, Benjamin

6 Mar 1830 Assizes

Caddington

30

Hulk Cumberland Chatham

16 Apr 1830

Sheep stealing

Death recorded

Transportation Life

QGV10/1

29 Apr 1830

David Lyon

VDL
HO 11/7
Name 
Date of Conviction 
Residence / Home Town  
Age 
Where disposed 
Date 
Crime 
Sentence 
 
Ref BLARS
Date of Voyage 
Vessel 
Destination
Ref National Archives

BURKITT / Burkett, Isabella      

13 Mar 1847 Assizes

Bushmead / Titchmarsh

17

Millbank Prison

9 Apr 1847

Arson

Transportation 7 years

 

QGV10/2

4 Sep 1847

Cadet

VDL

HO11/15

BURNAGE, James

30 Jan 1846 Midsummer             

Langford / Clifton

31

Millbank Prison

24 Jul 1846

Sheep stealing

Transportation 10 years

 

 QGV10/2

1 Jan 1850

Bangalore

Moreton Bay

HO11/16

BURRATT /Burnett, John

5 Mar 1828 Assizes

London

34

Hulk Justitia at Woolwich   

23 Apr 1828

House breaking

Death recorded

Transportation Life

QGV10/1

29 May 1828

Albion

NSW
HO 11/6
Name 
Date of Conviction 
Residence / Home Town 
Age 
Where disposed 
Date 
Crime

Sentence
  
Ref BLARS
Date of Voyage 
Vessel 
Destination
Ref National Archives
BURRATT / Burnett, Thomas

5 Mar 1828 Assizes

London

19

Hulk Justitia at Woolwich

23 Apr 1828

House breaking

 

Death recorded

Transportation Life

QGV10/1

29 May 1828

Albion

NSW

HO 11/6

BURROUGHS, John

10 Mar 1836 Assizes

Clophill

16

Hulk Justitia at Woolwich

13 May 1836

Stealing clothing &

house breaking

Transportation 7 years

 

QGV10/1

4 Aug 1836

Bengal Merchant

NSW

HO11/10

BURTON / Barton, John

14 Mar 1829 Assizes

Kempston

20

Hulk Justitia at Woolwich

1 Apr 1829

Game laws

 

Transportation 14 years

 

QGV10/1

28 Sep 1829

Dunvegan Castle

NSW
HO 11/7
Name 
Date of Conviction 
Residence / Home Town 
Age 
Where disposed 
Date 
Crime 

Sentence  

Ref BLARS
Date of Voyage 
Vessel 
Destination
Ref National Archives
BUTCHER,  William

13 Mar 1841

Leighton Buzzard

16

Hulk Justitia at Woolwich

22 Apr 1841

Stealing cloth

 

Transportation 10 years

 

QGV10/2

3 Jun 1841

David Clarke

VDL

HO11/12

BUTLER,  John

2 Mar 1833 Assizes

Biggleswade

36

Hulk Justitia at Woolwich

13 Jun 1833

Violent assault with intent

to kill & murder

Death recorded /

Transportation life

QGV10/1

19 Aug 1833

Lloyds

NSW

HO 11/9

BUTTERFIELD, John

9 Mar 1791 Assizes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transportation 7 years

 

 

Jun 1791

Pitt

NSW
HO 11/1
Name
Date of Conviction 
Residence / Home Town  
Age 
Where disposed 
Date 
Crime 
Sentence  
 
Ref BLARS
Date of Voyage 
Vessel 
Destination
Ref National Archives
BROOKS, Thomas

14 Mar 1829 Assizes

Kempston

21

Hulk Justitia at Woolwich           

6 May 1829

Stealing a watch

Death recorded

Transportation14 years

QGV10/1

2 Dec 1829

Mermaid

NSW

HO 11/7

BROWN, Charles

6 Mar 1834 Assizes

Bedford

19

Hulk Ganymede at Woolwich

19 Mar 1834

Burglary

Transportation life

 

QGV10/1

23 May 1834

William Metcalf

VDL

HO 11/9

BROWN, James

10 Mar 1819 Assizes

Maulden

24

Hulk Justitia at Woolwich

5 May 1819

Burglary

Death/Transportation Life

 

QGV10/1

5 Jun 1819

Atlas

NSW
HO 11/3
Name 
Date of Conviction 
Residence / Home Town 
Age 
Where disposed 
Date 
Crime

Sentence
 
Ref BLARS
Date of Voyage 
Vessel 
Destination
Ref National Archives
BROWN, James

14 Mar 1822 Assizes

Streatley

23

Hulk Ganymede at Chatham

25 Apr 1822

Burglary

 

Death/ Transportation Life

QGV10/1

13 Jul 1822

Eliza

NSW

HO 11/4

BROWN, James

31 Dec 1839 Quarter Sessions

Sundon

23

Hulk Warrior at Woolwich

13 Jan 1840

Sheep stealing

 

Transportation 10 years

 QGV10/2

25 Apr 1840

Asia

VDL

HO11/12

BROWN, Josiah

9 Mar 1854 Assizes

Wymington / Podington

24

Millbank Prison

7 Apr 1854

Setting fire to a quantity

of straw & a rick of barley   

Transportation 14 years

QGV10/3

19 Sep 1863

Lord Dalhousie

W.A
HO11/18
Name 
Date of Conviction 
Residence / Home Town 
Age 
Where disposed 
Date 
Crime 

Sentence 

Ref BLARS
Date of Voyage 
Vessel 
Destination
Ref National Archives

BROWN,  Richard

16 Jul 1852 Assizes

Arlesey / Stotfold

35

Millbank Prison

19 Oct 1852

Setting fire to a stack of beans  

Transportation life

 

QGV10/3

25 Apr 1854

Ramillies

WA

HO11/18

BROWN, Solomon

11 Mar 1843 Assizes

Cranfield

17

Hulk James at Deptford

24 May 1843

An abominable offence             

Death recorded

Transportation life

QGV10/2

26 Aug 1843

Maitland

NSW & Norfolk Island

HO11/13

BROWN, Thomas

2 Mar 1833 Assizes  

 

 

 

 

 

life

 

QGV10/1

30 May 1833

Lord Lynedoch

NSW
HO 11/9
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