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Samuel Drew

Samuel Drew, one of 200 convicts transported on the Fame, 09 October 1816

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Drew
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Cornwall Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Fame
Departure date: 9th October, 1816
Arrival date: 8th March, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 282
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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Maureen Withey on 2nd March, 2020 wrote:

CORNWALL ASSIZES. The following is a correct Calender of the Prisoners who are to be tried at the Lent Assizes for this County, to be holden at Launceston, on Monday the 25th instant, —
Samuel Drew, aged 18, and Peter Drew, aged 13, charged with stealing from the dwelling house of John Thomas, in the day-time, certain notes of the value of Sixty Pounds.
Royal Cornwall Gazette, 16 Mar 1816.

The following were the Sentences of the Prisoners : — Samuel Drew and Peter Drew, for a Burglary and robbery in the house of John Thomas; and William Mallett the younger, for a burglary in the house of Henry Plint, received Sentence of Death.
Royal Cornwall Gazette, 30 Mar 1816.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 2nd March, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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