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Samuel Broughton

Samuel Broughton, one of 120 convicts transported on the Minstrel, 05 April 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Broughton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Lancaster, Liverpool Borough Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Minstrel
Departure date: 5th April, 1825
Arrival date: 22nd August, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 120 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 247 (145)
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 11th August, 2018 wrote:

19/7/1823 Leicester Chronicle Leicestershire, England:

Daniel Hurst, Samuel Broughton, and William Sills, junr. stood indicted for stealing several ducks, geese, and pigeons, of Mr. Wilkinson Woodhouse, and being found guilty, were sentenced to be transported for seven years.  The prisoners, it appeared, had gone out on the night of the robbery, the 11th of February last, armed with implements suitable for housebreaking.

No ship found for William Sills or Daniel Hurst.

28/7/1831: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 11th August, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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