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Samuel Eccles

Samuel Eccles, one of 214 convicts transported on the Emerald Isle, 28 June 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Eccles
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 8th October, 1826
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 6th June, 1882
Age: 55 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster, Salford General Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Emerald Isle
Departure date: 28th June, 1843
Arrival date: 9th October, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 213 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 339 (171)
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

John Eccles on 25th May, 2016 wrote:

brother of Ralph Eccles.
Both came out to Australia on the Emerald Isle

Convict Changes History

Pam MacKenzie on 19th March, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 8th October, 1826, date of death 6th June, 1882, gender, occupation, crime

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