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Manasseth Booth

Manasseth Booth, one of 299 convicts transported on the Admiral Gambier and Friends, April 1811

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Manasseth Booth
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1782
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Admiral Gambier and Friends
Departure date: April, 1811
Arrival date: 29th September, 1811
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 31 (17)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Departing Crew and Passenger Lists, 1817.
No; 43/135
Ship; Harriet of London. Brig 417 Tons. Bound for England
Date; 3 Dec 1817. Sailed Monday 22 Dec 1817.

6. Manesseth Booth. Free by Certificate No; 4/1856. Date 14 April 1817
Per ship;  Gambier Arrived 29 Sept 1811
Trial; London - 11 April 1810

Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th December, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey On-Line

April 1810, trial of MANASSEH BOOTH (t18100411-40).
MANASSEH BOOTH, Theft > theft from a specified place, 11th April 1810.
300. MANASSEH BOOTH was indicted for feloniously stealing on the 7th of March , in the dwelling house of James Stokes , a pocket book, value 2 d. and a bank note, value 5 l. the property of William Buswell .
The prisoner said nothing in his defense, nor called any witnesses to character.

GUILTY , aged 28.

Transported or Seven Years .

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th December, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1782 (prev. 0000), crime

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