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Frederick Henry Earl

Frederick Henry Earl, one of 240 convicts transported on the Canton, 20 September 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Frederick Henry Earl
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Suffolk Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Canton
Departure date: 20th September, 1839
Arrival date: 12th January, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 240 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 96
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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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 19th April, 2016 wrote:

Frederick Henry Earl was convicted 1838 for stealing from a woman in London. Sentenced to 10 yrs. Hulk report good. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Canton’ arriving 12 Jan 1840.

Aged 17yrs; single; labourer.
Native Place - Whitney

Ticket of Leave
Conditional Pardon 1847

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 19th April, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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