After his conviction at Chester on the 28th August 1828, my 4th Great Grandfather William Bell was received at the Prison Hulk Justitia moored at Woolwich, England on 18th September 1828. Other posts involving him can be found here, here, here and here.
UK, Prison Hulk Registers and Letter Books, 1802-1849
Name: William Bell
Offence: Stealing boots and shoes from a shop
Where and When Convicted: Chester 28th Aug 1828
Sentence: 14 years
Remarks: Transported 30th. Mar. 1829
Source: Ancestry.com. UK, Prison Hulk Registers and Letter Books, 1802-1849 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Retrieved from https://www.ancestry.com.au/