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Samuel Drew, one of 200 convicts transported on the Fame, 09 October 1816
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
9th October, 1816
8th March, 1817
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 200 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 282
||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: