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Life Summary

Name Anthony Best

Beverley, Yorkshire, England


16 March, 1850 (aged ~ 78)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Cause of Death

horse riding accident

Cultural Heritage

Includes subject's nationality; their parents' nationality; the countries in which they spent a significant part of their childhood, and their self-identity.

Passenger Ship *
Occupation *
  • convict (1810-1817) New South Wales, Australia
  • farmer (1835-1850) South Australia, Australia
  • publican (1840-1848) South Australia, Australia
  • farmer (1842-1850) South Australia, Australia
  • racehorse owner (1845-1850) South Australia, Australia
Convict Record
Crime Sentence Commuted To Court Trial Date
theft 7 years - - -

* Dates are approximate