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William Bailey

William Bailey

Male Abt 1756 - 1826  (~ 70 years)    Has no ancestors but more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name William Bailey 
    Born Abt 1756  Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Convict 30 Jul 1788  Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Migration/Travel 1 Aug 1791  Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 12 Dec 1826  St Albans, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bailey family cemetery, St Albans, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstone for William Bailey
    Headstone for William Bailey
    Notes 
    • Convicted at the Lincoln Assizes 16 March 1789 and received a 14 years sentence. He sailed on the ‘Matilda’, a 460 tons vessel which was built at the French yards in 1779. Mathew Weatherhead was the Master and the ‘Matilda’ sailed from Portsmouth 27 March 1791 with a compliment of 230 male Convicts. She broke the record set by the ‘Mary Ann’ by making the passage from England to Port Jackson in 127 days – 16 days faster than her rival. It is thought that many of the 25 deaths suffered by the Convicts were due to the leaky state of the ship. Many were old and infirmed at the time they embarked. ‘Matilda’ arrived on 1 August 1791.
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    Person ID I1868  Roy~Royes
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2011 

    Family Ann Archer
              b. 10 Sep 1759, Whitechapel, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 28 Feb 1846, Macdonald River, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1797  Parramatta, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • St John's Church
    Children 
    +1. John Bailey
              b. Abt 1797, Hawkesbury District, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 May 1878, St Albans, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
    +2. William Henry "Henry; Squire" Bailey
              b. 17 Mar 1798, St Albans, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 12 Dec 1865, St Albans, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Histories At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Overviews At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2011 00:00:00 
    Family ID F759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1756 - Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsConvict - 7 years - transported "Matilda" leaving Aug 1791 - 30 Jul 1788 - Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMigration/Travel - transported - date of arrival - 'Matilda' - 1 Aug 1791 - Sydney, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1797 - Parramatta, Sydney, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Dec 1826 - St Albans, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bailey family cemetery, St Albans, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S121] Bailey-Bradley families from 1790, Aileen Cochrane.

    2. [S307] Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1949, (Ancestry.com), V18461387 31B.