Stafford Lett, 17791817 (aged 38 years)

Name
Stafford /Lett/
Given names
Stafford
Surname
Lett
Birth
between 1779 and 1781
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Abt 1779

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Abt 1781

Immigration
Citation details: Source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 247 (124)
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Stafford Lett, one of 298 convicts transported on the ship Hilsborough [the ship Hillsborough], October 1798.
Sentence details: Convicted at London Gaol Delivery for a term of 7 years on 12 July 1797 .
Vessel: Hilsborough [Hillsborough].
Date of Departure: October 1798.
Place of Arrival: New South Wales.

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Arrived in the colony 26 Jul 1798

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STAFFORD LETT was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 16th of June, a great coat, value 20s. the property of John Goldham .
JOHN GOLDHAM sworn. - The prisoner, with seven or eight others, came into my shop, I keep wine-vaults , No. 7, Fore-street : About nine o'clock in the evening, on Friday the 16th of June, they asked for some liquor; while I was serving them, one of them went into my accompting-house, and took my great coat off the hook, which I do not know, the prisoner was the only man that went out of the shop; when he went out, I suspected my coat was gone, and I went to look, and it was gone, all the rest remained in; I followed him out, and he began to set off directly, I pursued him, and he threw the great coat down, I called out, stop thief, and he was taken; I lost sight of him after he threw down the great coat; he was taken, I suppose, two hundred yards from where the coat was thrown away, down another street.
JOHN SHRUBSHAW sworn. - I am a book-binder; I heard the cry of stop thief; I went out and stopped him, and took him back to Mr. Goldham,(produces the coat); I received this from Mr. Goldham, when I took the prisoner to his house.
Goldham. This is my great coat that the prisoner threw away.
Prisoner's defence. I had just left work, and stopped to have a glass of anniseed; I had pulled off my trowsers with my money in them; I said, I could not have the anniseed then, I would go back and get the money out of my trowsers, and when I came back again, I heard a cry of stop thief, and they laid hold of me; I never saw the coat.
Jury. Q. How many people were there when you stopped him? - A. There might be sixty or seventy.
The prisoner called three witnesses, who gave him a good character.
GUILTY (Aged 16.)
Transported for seven years .
Tried by the London Jury, before Mr. COMMON SERJEANT.

Fall from building
Citation details: The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Sun 1 Jul 1804 Page 3
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"On Wednesday last, Stafford Lett, a carpenter, fell from the roof of a building, and was severely bruised."

Sentenced
Citation details: The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Sun 1 Jul 1804 Page 3
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"EXAMINATIONS
BEFORE THE MAGISTRATES.
Stafford Lett, for purloining shingles that belonged to Government was sentenced to the gaol gang till further orders; as were also..."

Marriage
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V1807748 3A/1807 LETT STAFFORD BRUNDELL SOPHIA CA (Sydney, St Philips Church of England)

Death
Citation details: Hobart Town Gazette and Southern Reporter Jan 24 1818
Text:

On Monday November 24th, at his house in Cambridge Street, after an illness of seven months, which he bore with religious fortitude, Mr Stafford Lett; he had been upwards of 17 years an inhabitant of the Colony, and had gained the esteem of all who had been acquainted with him; he has left a wife and three small children to lament his death.

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V18173867 2B/1817 LETT STAFFORD AGE 38
V1817658 7/1817 LETT STAFFORD AGE 38

Burial
Text:

Burial LETT STAFFORD AGE 38 1817 Nov 25 RST: Free. RM

Family with Sophia Brundell
himself
17791817
Birth: between 1779 and 1781
Death: November 24, 1817Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
wife
17831827
Birth: about 1783
Death: 1827New South Wales, Australia
Marriage Marriage1807Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
-11 months
daughter
18051884
Birth: 1805 26 22 Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 26, 1884
3 years
daughter
1808
Birth: May 1, 1808 29 25 New South Wales, Australia
Death:
7 years
son
18141892
Birth: 1814 35 31 New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1892Sale, Victoria, Australia
5 years
son
18181905
Birth: 1818 39 35 New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1905Granville, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
1 year
daughter
18181914
Birth: 1818 39 35 New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1914Campbelltown, South Coast and Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
George Cribb + Sophia Brundell
wife’s husband
1784
Birth: about 1784
Death:
wife
17831827
Birth: about 1783
Death: 1827New South Wales, Australia
Marriage MarriageMay 11, 1818Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Birth
Text:

Abt 1779

Text:

Abt 1781

Immigration
Citation details: Source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 247 (124)
Text:

Stafford Lett, one of 298 convicts transported on the ship Hilsborough [the ship Hillsborough], October 1798.
Sentence details: Convicted at London Gaol Delivery for a term of 7 years on 12 July 1797 .
Vessel: Hilsborough [Hillsborough].
Date of Departure: October 1798.
Place of Arrival: New South Wales.

Text:

Arrived in the colony 26 Jul 1798

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STAFFORD LETT was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 16th of June, a great coat, value 20s. the property of John Goldham .
JOHN GOLDHAM sworn. - The prisoner, with seven or eight others, came into my shop, I keep wine-vaults , No. 7, Fore-street : About nine o'clock in the evening, on Friday the 16th of June, they asked for some liquor; while I was serving them, one of them went into my accompting-house, and took my great coat off the hook, which I do not know, the prisoner was the only man that went out of the shop; when he went out, I suspected my coat was gone, and I went to look, and it was gone, all the rest remained in; I followed him out, and he began to set off directly, I pursued him, and he threw the great coat down, I called out, stop thief, and he was taken; I lost sight of him after he threw down the great coat; he was taken, I suppose, two hundred yards from where the coat was thrown away, down another street.
JOHN SHRUBSHAW sworn. - I am a book-binder; I heard the cry of stop thief; I went out and stopped him, and took him back to Mr. Goldham,(produces the coat); I received this from Mr. Goldham, when I took the prisoner to his house.
Goldham. This is my great coat that the prisoner threw away.
Prisoner's defence. I had just left work, and stopped to have a glass of anniseed; I had pulled off my trowsers with my money in them; I said, I could not have the anniseed then, I would go back and get the money out of my trowsers, and when I came back again, I heard a cry of stop thief, and they laid hold of me; I never saw the coat.
Jury. Q. How many people were there when you stopped him? - A. There might be sixty or seventy.
The prisoner called three witnesses, who gave him a good character.
GUILTY (Aged 16.)
Transported for seven years .
Tried by the London Jury, before Mr. COMMON SERJEANT.

Fall from building
Citation details: The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Sun 1 Jul 1804 Page 3
Text:

"On Wednesday last, Stafford Lett, a carpenter, fell from the roof of a building, and was severely bruised."

Sentenced
Citation details: The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Sun 1 Jul 1804 Page 3
Text:

"EXAMINATIONS
BEFORE THE MAGISTRATES.
Stafford Lett, for purloining shingles that belonged to Government was sentenced to the gaol gang till further orders; as were also..."

Marriage
Text:

V1807748 3A/1807 LETT STAFFORD BRUNDELL SOPHIA CA (Sydney, St Philips Church of England)

Death
Citation details: Hobart Town Gazette and Southern Reporter Jan 24 1818
Text:

On Monday November 24th, at his house in Cambridge Street, after an illness of seven months, which he bore with religious fortitude, Mr Stafford Lett; he had been upwards of 17 years an inhabitant of the Colony, and had gained the esteem of all who had been acquainted with him; he has left a wife and three small children to lament his death.

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V18173867 2B/1817 LETT STAFFORD AGE 38
V1817658 7/1817 LETT STAFFORD AGE 38

Burial
Text:

Burial LETT STAFFORD AGE 38 1817 Nov 25 RST: Free. RM