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Samuel Dawes

Samuel Dawes, one of 270 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsaye, 11 February 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Dawes
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Northampton Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Strathfieldsaye
Departure date: 11th February, 1836
Arrival date: 15th June, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 270 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 238
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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Dennis Nightingale on 29th May, 2015 wrote:

161442 Dawes Samuel - Strathfieldsaye 1836 June 1836 AO NSW Convict Indent Fiche No. 722.
Age 26. Reads and writes. Coachman from Leicester. Tried 9 April 1835 at Northampton Quarter Sessions and sentenced to transportation for life for ? horse stealing. 5ft 9in, dark brown spotted with grey hair, ruddy and slightly pockpitted complexion. Two front upper middle teeth apart.

165079 Dawes Samuel UK Prison Hulk Registers and Letter Books.
Samuel Dawes age 26 sentenced to transportation for life at for stealing a bag. Received onto the Leviathan Hulk on 6th June 1835 from Northhampton. Transferred to the convict ship ‘Strathfieldsaye’ on 6th February 1836 for transportation to NSW.

83970 Dawes Samuel - Strathfieldsaye 1836. 1837 Invermein GRC.
Aged 25. Tried in Northampton. Assigned to John Bingle. Select http://www.jenwilletts.com/john_bingle.htm to find the location of John Bingle’s estate ‘Puen Buen’.

165077 Dawes Samuel - Strathfieldsaye 1836.
5 August 1841 East Maitland. Application to Marry
Samuel Dawes age 31 to marry Caroline Parker age 27 arrived per ‘Henry Wellesley’.

Dennis Nightingale on 29th May, 2015 wrote:

165081 Dawes Samuel - Strathfieldsaye 1836. 17 September 1842 - Australasian Chronicle
Granted Conditional Pardon, dated 1st July 1841.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 29th May, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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