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Samuel Bowen, one of 160 convicts transported on the Competitor, 18 March 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||15th February, 1870
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 5 (4)
||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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jennifer stubbs on 5th September, 2013 wrote:
married to Ann and child Daniel . came out to Australia in 1827
D Wong on 7th September, 2013 wrote:
Samuel Bowen was 5’6 1/2” tall, had brown hair and eyes and a number of small scars on his arm and nose.
19/5/1820: Married Ann Richards, mother of his son Daniel. They followed him to VDL and arrived per “Persian in 1827”.
Samuel was assigned to his wife in 1830 & 1832 musters.
1833 Muster: At Public Works.
First wife Ann died around 1834.
28/4/1837: Married Ann Barnes, born 1804 Norfolk Island, and died 1876 Ringarooma Tas. They had 2 children.
Samuel was a Vice Post Master at Cape Portland.
15/2/1870: Samuel died at Ringarooma, Tas., aged 72.
Convict Changes History
jennifer stubbs on 5th September, 2013 made the following changes:
date of death 1870, occupation, crime
D Wong on 7th September, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1797, date of death 15th February, 1870, gender