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Felix Booth

Felix Booth, one of 199 convicts transported on the Maitland, 26 August 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Felix Booth
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 20 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: 20 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 26th August, 1843
Arrival date: 7th February, 1844
Place of arrival New South Wales and Norfolk Island
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 406
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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Anonymous on 20th October, 2011 wrote:

He was transported for attempting to extort money from his namesake - the ginmaker Sir Felix Booth.  He threatened to write and then did write letters accusing the baronet of "infamous offences."  Felix was said to be the godson of Sir Felix but he may have been his illegitimate son.

Anonymous on 7th December, 2011 wrote:

Is there any way of finding out who made the Contribution about Felix Booth on 20 th October, 2011 ? I am interested to know more about Felix Booth and why someone so recently made this contribution. My name is Stephen John Felix Booth

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