William BELL

Family name(s) BELL
Given name(s) William
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation Soldier
Age when departed England 25
Trial date 14 January 1784
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Assault and highway robbery
Value of crimes 7 shillings
Original sentence Death
Transported for 7 years
Ship Scarborough
Date left colony 1810
Date of Death


Received 50 lashes on 21 July 1788 for “making a riot”.Joined NSW Corps in 1793.Described in September 1808 as aged 50 years four months, with dark complexion, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, and 5ft 6ins tall. Former occupation given as mason.