F, #985, b. 20 March 1769, d. 24 June 1837
|Relationship||4th great-grandmother of Keith Graham Bassett|
|Charts||Ancestors of Keith Graham Bassett|
|Last Edited||7 Aug 2017|
|Name Variation||Betty Mitchell4|
|Baptism*||20 March 1769||North Bradley, Wiltshire;|
Betty Daughr. of Chas. Mitchell - Ashton2
|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
|Transported*||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
|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 Field7
|Married Name||20 February 1805||Field7|
|Muster 1806*||20 August 1806||Nepean, NSW, Australia;|
Elizabeth Field, "Mary Ann", Free by Servitude, Wife, Edward Field8
|Muster 1806||20 August 1806||Nepean, NSW, Australia;Elizabeth Field, "Mary Ann", Married NSW, 3 male, 3 female legitimate children9|
|Death of Spouse||21 January 1826||Castlereagh, NSW, Australia;Principal=Edward Field10|
|Census 1828*||1828||Evan, NSW, Australia;|
Elizabeth Field, 57, Free by servitude, Protestant, "Mary Ann", 1791,, Landholder
William Field, 22, Born colony, Protestant
Samuel Calway, 27, Free by servitude, Protestant, "Hindostan", 1821,, Clerk
Abraham Levy, 35, Government servant, Hebrew, "Lord Wellington", 1815,, Labourer
Thomas Roe, 11, Born colony, Catholic
Mary Smyth, 67, Free by servitude, Catholic, "Lady Juliana", 1790
32 acres, 20 cultivated, 20 cleared
9 cattle and 3 horses;Son=William Field11
|Death*||24 June 1837||Castlereagh, NSW, Australia;age 6712|
|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.
- [S1579] St Johns Parramatta Parish Registers.
- [S1323] General Muster of NSW 1806 for Sydney, Australia.
- [S1322] Marsden's Female Muster 1806 for Sydney, Australia.
- [S48] Lees Family Reunion.
- [S1235] 1828 Census for NSW Australia.
- [S1313] From A Distant Field.
- [S1603] Keith Bassett photos.
- [S1225] The "Distant Fields" - the roots of our tree.