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Samuel Britton

Samuel Britton, one of 224 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 31 October 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Britton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 18th September, 1864
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 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: Gilmore
Departure date: 31st October, 1831
Arrival date: 22nd March, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 224 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 211 (108)
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

Lindsay Swadling on 1st December, 2011 wrote:

Convicted for stealing a cask of white lead. Married in 1836 to Ann Westwood, and had seven children with her, living in New Norfolk and Hobart.

Convict Changes History

Lindsay Swadling on 1st December, 2011 made the following changes:

date of death 1864-09-18, gender m

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