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Samuel Collins

Samuel Collins, one of 300 convicts transported on the Marion, 22 November 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Collins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Suffolk Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Marion
Departure date: 22nd November, 1843
Arrival date: 3rd April, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 300 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 501 (232)
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 24th May, 2020 wrote:

Suffolk Summer Assizes.
James Howard, 26, Horace Collins, 28, and Samuel Collins, 29, convicted of having, on the night of the 6th of April, or early in the morning of the 7th, with others, feloniously and burglariously broken and entered the warehouse of Richard Collins, of Botesdale, and stolen therefrom a quantity of sugar, the property of the said Richard Collins: each to be transported for 15 years.
Ipswich Journal 12 Aug 1843.
The following convicts were removed from the County Gaol in this town by Mr. Johnson and assistants, to the Penitentiary, Millbank,  viz., William George Simpson, William Burrows, Thomas Garrod,  Isaac Johnson alias Wobeley, George Folkard alias Woods, and James Brundish, for life. James Howard, Horace Collins, Samuel Collins and William Gould, for 15 years. John Gould, for 14 years.  Amelia Rayner and Mary Whittaker,  for 10 years, Thomas Scales, and Lydia Wright, for 7 years.
Ipswich Journal, 16 Sept 1843.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 24th May, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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