F, #985, b. 20 March 1769, d. 24 June 1837
|Relationship||4th great-grandmother of Keith Graham Bassett|
|Last Edited||13 Dec 2016|
|Name Variation||Betty Mitchell4|
|Baptism*||20 March 1769||North Bradley, Wiltshire;|
Betty daughter of Charles Mitchell2
|Note*||6 January 1790||Wiltshire;|
The Salisbury and Wiltshire Journal tells us on the 6th Jan, & 8th March 1790 that Betty Mitchell was arrested on the 1st January, 1790 and charged with:-
burglariously breaking and entering the dwelling house of John Helps in the parish of Trowbridge about one in the morning of 30th Dec. last and stealing thereout five cheeses and other goods val. 30 shillings & 6d.
She was then taken to Fisherton Anger Goal outside New Sarum (Salisbury) the then country seat of Wiltshire.
At the same time Sarah Mitchell was arrested and charged with:-
Feloniously receiving five cheeses and one pair of cotton gloves parcel and p. Knowing the same to be stolen.
Sarah was taken to the Bridewell at Devises.
Mary Mitchell with:- house breaking. There is no evidence that Mary was imprisoned.5
|Note||15 March 1790||Wiltshire;|
‘Report of The Lent Assizes’ tell us:- “Betty Mitchell for assisting in breaking open the dwelling house of John Helps of Studley and stealing five cheeses and other articles . . . guilty
Sentenced: to be transported for seven years”. Note the word assisting.
Sarah and Mary Mitchell acquitted. Discharged.5
|Transportation*||9 July 1791||"Mary Ann", Port Jackson, NSW, Australia;|
Convict Name: Betty Mitchell
Where sentenced: Assizes for County at New Sarum Witshire
When sentenced: 6 March 1790
Term they were Sentenced to be Transported for: Seven years6
|Birth of Daughter||19 May 1792||Parramatta, NSW, Australia;Principal=Sarah Wilson4|
|Birth of Daughter||14 March 1795||Parramatta, NSW, Australia;Principal=Mary Ann Field4|
|Birth of Son||16 September 1797||Parramatta, NSW, Australia;Principal=Edward Field1|
|Birth of Daughter||1 September 1801||Parramatta, NSW, Australia;Principal=Maria Field4|
|Birth of Son||circa 1803||Principal=George Field7|
|Marriage*||20 February 1805||St John's, Parramatta, NSW, Australia;|
Edward Field of the Parish of Hawkesbury
& Elizabeth Mitchell of the Parish of Hawkesbury were
Married in this Church by Banns
this twentieth Day of February in the Year One Thousand eight Hundred and five
By me Samuel Marsden
This Marriage was solemnized between us
Edward Field his mark
Elizabeth Mitchell her mark
In the Presence of
Elizabeth R***in her mark;Groom=Edward Field8
|Married Name||20 February 1805||Field8|
|Birth of Son||15 April 1806||Parramatta, NSW, Australia;Principal=William Field4|
|Muster 1806*||20 August 1806||Nepean, NSW, Australia;Elizabeth Field, "Mary Ann", Free by Servitude, Wife, Edward Field9|
|Muster 1806||20 August 1806||Nepean, NSW, Australia;Elizabeth Field, "Mary Ann", Married NSW, 3 male, 3 female legitimate children10|
|Birth of Daughter||21 June 1807||Evan, NSW, Australia;Principal=Sophia Field11|
|Birth of Son||23 February 1811||Windsor, NSW, Australia;Principal=Thomas Field4|
|Birth of Son||24 August 1815||Castlereagh, NSW, Australia;Principal=John Field11|
|Death of Son||25 August 1815||Castlereagh, NSW, Australia;age 1 day;Principal=John Field12|
|Death of Spouse||21 January 1826||Castlereagh, NSW, Australia;Principal=Edward Field7|
|Census 1828*||1828||Evan, NSW, Australia;Elizabeth Field, 57, FS, Protestant, Mary Ann, 1791,, Landholder|
William Field, 22, BC, Protestant
Samuel Calway, 27, FS, Hindostan, 1821,, Clerk
Abraham Levy, 35, GS, Hebrew, Lord Wellington, 1815,, Labourer
Thomas Roe, 11, BC, Catholic
Mary Smyth, 67, FS, Catholic, Lady Juliana, 1790
32 acres, 20 cultivated, 20 cleared
9 cattle and 3 horses;Son=William Field13
|Death*||24 June 1837||Castlereagh, NSW, Australia;age 6714|
|Burial*||June 1837||Castlereagh Anglican Cemetery, Castlereagh, NSW, Australia;|
|Edward Field b. c 1769, d. 21 Jan 1826|
- [S114] NSW Birth V1797663 1A/1797 - Edward Field.
- [S1535] IGI batch C014237 - North Bradley, Wiltshire.
- [S1537] IGI batch C153471 - Steeple-Ashton, Wiltshire.
- [S1220] NSW Baptisms 1788-1855.
- [S1538] Field Family Newsletter.
- [S1316] Convict Idents.
- [S48] Lees Family Reunion.
- [S1579] St Johns Parramatta Parish Registers.
- [S1323] General Muster of NSW 1806 for Sydney, Australia.
- [S1322] Marsden's Female Muster 1806 for Sydney, Australia.
- [S1225] The "Distant Fields" - the roots of our tree.
- [S1223] NSW Deaths 1788-1975.
- [S1235] 1828 Census for NSW Australia.
- [S1313] From A Distant Field.
- [S1603] Keith Bassett photos.