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Samuel Askwith, one of 260 convicts transported on the Surrey, 09 April 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 341 (172)
||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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D Wong on 14th March, 2013 wrote:
20/6/1840: TOL Passport Maitland Bench
1844: Married Margaret Butler Whailing/Whalen. They had 7 children.
Margaret died in 1896 at Newtown.
10/11/1894: Samuel died at Redfern and is buried at Rookwood Cemetery.
D Wong on 11th February, 2014 wrote:
Samuel was convicted, along with John Mellor (Bengal Merchant 1834) for highway robbery and stealing money from Benjamin Pinder in Halifax on 16/10/1833.
Samuel may have been apprenticed to James Mellor a cabinetmaker and upholsterer at Barum Top, Halifax - and the father of John Mellor.
Convict Changes History
vicki bilsen on 13th March, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1814, date of death 1894, occupation, crime
D Wong on 14th March, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, alias2, gender