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Samuel Elliott

Samuel Elliott, one of 192 convicts transported on the Merchantman, 10 October 1862

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Elliott
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Bermuda Assizes Hamilton
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Merchantman
Departure date: 10th October, 1862
Arrival date: 14th February, 1863
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 508
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

Maureen Withey on 16th January, 2020 wrote:

SAMUEL ELLIOTT, sailor, pleaded guilty to breaking and entering the dwelling house of the Rev. Julien Pratt, at Harrietsham, on August 26th, and stealing certain property of the value of £5. (a coat, trousers and other articles)  Seven years penal servitude.
Maidstone Journal, 27 Oct 1857.

Samuel was sent to Bermuda as a convict.

Bermuda Indents,  HO-11-18_4 p.34.
Samuel Elliott,  Hamilton Assizes, 23 May 1861, sentence 10 years at expiration of sentence of 7 years from 22 October 1857. Eight at expiration of previous sentences of ten and seven years.

Samuel Elliott, age 24, No. 6866,  7y at Maidstone 1857 House breaking. Trade, seaman, single, 5 ft 7 in. stout.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 16th January, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

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