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Samuel Capewell

Samuel Capewell, one of 169 convicts transported on the Mellish, 10 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Capewell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mellish
Departure date: 10th November, 1828
Arrival date: 18th April, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 513 (258)
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

Maureen Withey on 2nd April, 2021 wrote:

The undernamed convicts left Stafford gaol on the 2?th and 31st ult., pursuant their respective sentences of transportation for life, viz, William Massey, Samuel Capewell,  William Brown, Samuel Heath. John Williamson, James Derbyshire, John Price, Adin Grimley. John Eardley, Ambrose Tibbetts, Charles Howe, William Turner, William Lear, and George Grindfield, to the Justitia Hulk, off Woolwich.
Birmingham Journal, 7 June 1828.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 2nd April, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

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