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Samuel Farrell

Samuel Farrell, one of 280 convicts transported on the Asia, 20 July 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Farrell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1st January, 1819
Occupation: Cooper
Date of Death: 27th September, 1894
Age: 75 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: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Bristol City Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 20th July, 1837
Arrival date: 2nd December, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts

References

Primary source: UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/13. State Archives NSW (Indents: NRS 12189; Item X640; Microfiche 729). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 102
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

Iris Dunne on 4th September, 2021 wrote:

Annotated Printed Indentures: Prisoner No. 27/2625, aged 17, can read & write, Single, Native Place Bristol, Trade Cooper’s apprentice, 2 years, Offence Highway Robbery, Tried 3 April 1827, previous conviction 12 months

Iris Dunne on 4th September, 2021 wrote:

Above date is wrong, should read Tried 3 April 1837

Hulk ship Justitia moored at Woolwich, received 18 May 1837.

Convict Changes History

John Holstein on 4th September, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1st January, 1819 (prev. 0000), date of death: 27th September, 1894 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Iris Dunne on 4th September, 2021 made the following changes:

source: State Archives NSW (Indents: NRS 12189; Item X640; Microfiche 729). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 102 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Nu

Iris Dunne on 4th September, 2021 made the following changes:

source: UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/13. State Archives NSW (Indents: NRS 12189; Item X640; Microfiche 729). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 102 (prev. State Archives NSW (Indents: NRS 12189

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