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Samuel Bloxam

Samuel Bloxam, one of 299 convicts transported on the Marion, 27 September 1847

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Bloxam
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Leicester, Leicester Boro Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Marion
Departure date: 27th September, 1847
Arrival date: 9th January, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 219 (111)
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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Community Contributions

C. Wood on 12th June, 2012 wrote:

Samuel was born in Aylestone, near Leicester. He was an exile who arrived in Port Phillip on 25.1.1848. He was a frame knitter, and was married but with no children. He received eight pounds of worsted yarn. Whilst in Pentonville Prison he learnt the skills of rug and mat making.

Convict Changes History

C. Wood on 12th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1824-00-00

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