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Shadrach Cave

Shadrach Cave, one of 200 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 02 November 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Shadrach Cave
Aliases: Shadrack
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Baker
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 7 years

Crime: Simple larceny
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Emma Eugenia
Departure date: 2nd November, 1837
Arrival date: 9th February, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 180
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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Heir Lines UK on 29th October, 2015 wrote:

Age 21 - Baker - Native of Berkshire

D Wong on 30th October, 2015 wrote:

Old Bailey:
SHADRACH CAVE, Theft > simple larceny, 3rd April 1837.

Reference Number: t18370403-985
Offence: Theft > simple larceny
Verdict: Guilty > no_subcategory
Punishment: Transportation

SHADRACH CAVE was indicted for stealing, on the 2nd of March, 51 yards of ribbon, value 17s.; 120 yards of net, value 20s., 15 yards of cambric, value 15s. 9d.; 24 handkerchiefs, value 9s. 10d.; 14 shawls, value 5l. 3s.; 2lbs. weight of sewing-cotton, value 4s.; 720 yards of wire-ribbon, value 8s.; 288 stay-laces, value 18s.; 220 pieces of tape, value 19s.; 61bs. weight of worsted, value 14s.; 2 pieces of buckram, value 9s.; and 121bs. weight of sewing-silk, value 13s.; the goods of Samuel Williams and another.—2nd COUNT, stating them to be the goods of Alexander Thwaites.

Prisoner. I came home at a quarter before eight o’clock, and saw the parcel in the road—I put it into the sack, and brought it up to Colnbrook, where I left it till I could hear of it.
GUILTY . Aged 21.— Transported for Seven Years.

1843: TOL Parramatta
1/10/1844: COF

Convict Changes History

Heir Lines UK on 29th October, 2015 made the following changes:


D Wong on 30th October, 2015 made the following changes:

alias1: Shadrack, date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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