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Samuel Davis, one of 160 convicts transported on the Hibernia, 20 November 1818
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 113 (58). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Old Bailey online - https://www.oldbaileyonline.org
||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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Nell Murphy on 9th October, 2016 wrote:
n.b.: there are two men named Samuel Davis on this sailing of the ‘Hibernia’. This Samuel was convicted at CCC, London. Identifier 2.
Samuel Davis was convicted at CCC, London 9 Sept 1818 for stealing a book and money. Life Sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Hibernia’ arriving 1819.
Hulk Report: good
Gaol Report: No confession taken
Captain’s Report: Bad character
5’1”; brown hair; blue eyes; aged 26yrs; tattoo on right arm.
Native Place: Worcester, England.
Clear Conduct Record.
Conditional Pardon granted 3 Oct 1833. No. 531.
Free Pardon granted 29 Oct 1839. No. 490.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 9th October, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 113 (58). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Old Bailey online - https://www.oldbaileyonline.org (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88