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Frederick Abrahams, one of 172 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 08 April 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 21 (12)
||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