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Francis Bassett (bef. 1785)

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Francis Bassett
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Categories: Convicts After the Third Fleet | Ocean 1816 | Windsor, New South Wales.

Marquis Cornwallis
Francis Bassett was a Convict sent to Australia After the Third Fleet.
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Francis was born before 1785. He was baptised on the 11 September 1785 in St Madern Church of England, Madron, Cornwall, England.[1] He is the son of William Bassett.

Francis Bassett was convicted of sheep stealing with his brother-in-law William (the younger), and his father-in-law William Snr.[2]


  1. FamilySearch, Baptism of Francis Bassett Baptised 11 September 1885, Madron Parish Church, Penzance, Cornwall, "England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010," database with images, Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1784-1810, Penzance Madron, Cornwall, Cornwall Records Office, Truro, ( 14 April 2015, image 2 of 100.)
  2. West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser 7th April 1815 Pg. 4; Royal Cornwall Gazette 22nd April 1815

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