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Frederick Abrahams

Frederick Abrahams, one of 172 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 08 April 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Frederick Abrahams
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 8th April, 1821
Arrival date: 27th July, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 173 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 21 (12)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Roger Churm on 12th April, 2019 wrote:

As per Old Bailey Records

1357.FREDERICK ABRAHAMS was indicted for stealing,on the 26th October, 20 Iron Bars, value 2’s, the goods of Joshua Binns,John Binns and William Morrish,and fixed to a building of theirs.

JOSHUA BINNS, I am a carpenter and dealer in building materials, and in partnership with John Binns and William Morrish.On the 27th October I missed these iron bars from the kitchen window,in front of a house which we had brought-they were fixed to the window frame,I allowed poor people to inhabit the house till it was pulled down.

WILLIAM BROWN. I am an officer,on the 20th October
Between five and six o’clock in the evening,I was in my shop in Church Lane Strand;some boys passed-somebody came in and said they suspected them,I followed them,they all ran away except the prisoner,who went into no 4 Church Lane with this grating,it is an old iron shop,I took him with it.I fitted it to the house.

(Property produced and sworn to)

Prisoners defence I found it pulled up

GUILTY aged 16

Transported for seven years

For Middlesex Jury before Mr.Recorder

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