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Solomon Booth

Solomon Booth, one of 173 convicts transported on the Morley, 19 September 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Solomon Booth
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: Frs labourer & ploughman
Date of Death: 19th March, 1823
Age: 29 years

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 Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Chester Session of Pleas
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Morley
Departure date: 19th September, 1822
Arrival date: 11th January, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 203 (102)
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

D Wong on 30th April, 2018 wrote:

Solomon Booth was listed as 28 years old on arrival in VDL - he was 5’8¼” tall, brown hair and eyes, Wife & 2 ch at N.P. Glosham Dale Derby Betsy Booth, Uncle & Aunts at N.P. last worked for Mr John Timothy at N.P.

19/3/1823: Solomon Booth died, aged 30.
Death registered in Hobart.

Maureen Withey on 31st July, 2020 wrote:

Chester Assizes.—Prisoners confined in our Castle for trial at the approaching assizes :  ... —2. Solomon Booth, 3. Thomas Handford, and 4. Samuel Handford, for stealing a mare, at Dukenfield. ...
Chester Courant, 12 March 1822.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 30th April, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1794 (prev. 0000), date of death: 19th March, 1823 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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