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Samuel Daws, one of 210 convicts transported on the Augusta Jessie, 10 August 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 328. Tasmanian Archives - convicts
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 7th December, 2013 wrote:
Samuel Daws was convicted at Leicester for stealing a book. 14yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Augusta Jessie’, arriving 1838.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: well behaved.
Married man, wife Al…(Alice?) at native place.
Assignments in Colony.
Recommended for early Ticket of Leave on 01/03/1844 for meritorious conduct in assisting in capture of bushrangers, at Port Arthur.
Conditional Pardon 23/11/1847
Free Certificate 27/07/1852
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 7th December, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1803, gender, occupation, crime