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Samuel Dewell, one of 270 convicts transported on the Eden, 08 July 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Suffolk Quarter Sessions
8th July, 1840
18th November, 1840
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 270 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 206
||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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D Wong on 3rd November, 2012 wrote:
Samuel Dewell was 30 years old when indicted for stealing money from farmer Martin.
The Dewell’s apparently were farmers in England, and 2 of Robert Marjoram’s (convicts, father and son,per Mangles)daughters worked as farm labourers for them.
The Marjoram’s were resident around Bathurst and so perhaps were in contact with Samuel, as he died at Dubbo, in the district of Coonabarabran in 1867.
1868: Intestate papers, listed as living at Gorranawa.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 3rd November, 2012 made the following changes:
date of death 1867, gender, occupation, crime