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Samuel Elliott, one of 192 convicts transported on the Merchantman, 10 October 1862
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Bermuda Assizes Hamilton
10th October, 1862
14th February, 1863
|Place of arrival
Travelled with 192 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 508
||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 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