B r o a d f i e l d
BROADFIELD Family in TASMANIA
Thomas Broadfield, a wood turner by trade, was employed by a Mr. Samuel Grew at "Hales Owen" - 1834.
The families' address in Birmingham from 1831 - 1834 was Cox Street.
He was married with two children - Thomas & Jane
Thomas was tried and found guilty of breaking into the dwelling house of Samuel Grew on the 16th January, 1834, & stealing a coat, silver watch, five silver teaspoons, three gold rings, two gold seals, three pairs of gold earrings, a garnet cross & other items, to the value of 20 pounds.
During the trial he indicated that he was one of three involved, one a lodger, the other his nephew (who he owed money to and was probably his motive for the crime) This turned out to be William, son of his brother Benjamin.
William was transported for an unrelated crime in 1837.
Thomas did not keep any of the "spoil" for himself and tried to retrieve some of the items stolen. He was able to return only a ring.
As a result, Thomas was sentenced to Transportation for life and arrived per. "Lady Kennaway" 13-02-1835.
CONDUCT REPORT - Convict Number 2211
Gaol report - not known.
Hulk report - Good.
Surgeon's report - very good.
14-05-1838 - Engineers Department - Out after hours & running away from the Constable after being apprehended to sleep in the prisoner's barracks. W.F.
06-03-1839 - Overseer Government Timber Yard - Gross disorderly conduct - Two months hard labor on the roads Mount Direction party recommended - confirmed by Governor General 09-03-1839.
25-06-1839 - Royal Engineers Department - Misconduct in tippling in a Public House on Saturday night last. Reprimanded. W.F.
10-03-1843 - Granted Ticket of Leave
19-05-1846 - Recommended for a Conditional Pardon.
21-09-1847 - Conditional Pardon approved.
Husband: THOMAS BROADFIELD #1339 Born: 18-12-1810 in BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND Baptized: 26-01-1811 in St. PHILLIPS, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND Christened: Died: 13-03-1877 in EARL ST., LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA Buried: Ref: Occupation: Cabinet Maker/Wood Turner Father: Richard BROADFIELD #1329 Mother: Ann WILLIAMS #1330 Other Spouse 1
Wife: PRISCILLA MARSHALL #679 Married: 21-06-1843 in ST. JOHNS, LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA Ceremony: Born: 15-07-1810 in PICKERING, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND Baptized: Christened: Died: 06-06-1878 in Hospital for the Insane, New Norfolk,Tas Buried: 11-06-1878 in St. Matthew's C of E., New Norfolk Ref: Occupation: Father: ANDREW MARSHALL #677 Mother: MARGARET KILTY #678 F Child 1: SARAH MARIA BROADFIELD #1345 Born: 21-06-1841 in LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA Died: 20-09-1917 in LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA M Child 2: William BROADFIELD #1346 Born: 02-12-1846 in LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA Died: 04-12-1886 in Hospital for the Insane, New Norfolk,Tas F Child 3: MARY BROADFIELD #1347 Born: 29-09-1850 in LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA Died: 09-01-1887 in F Child 4: ELIZABETH BROADFIELD #1348 Born: 21-09-1852 in LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA Died: 02-02-1919 in SOUTH MELBOURNE, VICTORIA.
Last Will & Testament of Thomas Broadfield
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