Robin, Just found your request and decided to respond even though some time has passed since your enquiry.William Bennett.Single. Tried 19/9/1836 Central CC Court for larceny, sentenced to 14 yrs. Arrived in Colony on "Frances Charlotte" (2) 4/5/1836 which deptarted Portsmouth 1/1/1837. Executed (hung) for murdering Thomas Shand with an axe for informing on his secret stash of tobacco 23/3/1847.Ref: Tasmanian Convict Records.Con # 4952 Con 31/3 #2617PRO London - Convict muster."Tasmanian Gallows", Richard P. Davis, 1974, Tasmania.
John Bennett.Single. Tried 25/4/1835 Glasgow Court of Justice for theft. Sentenced 7 years.Arrived "Frances Charlotte" 4/5/1837.Certificate of Freedom #407/1842Ref: Con 31/3 #2622