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Samuel Forsyth, one of 200 convicts transported on the John Brewer, 01 December 1841
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 421 (212)
||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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D Wong on 29th April, 2019 wrote:
Samuel Forsyth was listed as 19 years old on arrival.
Born: Liverpool, Lancashire.
Previous convictions: once for a handkerchief, 1 month; again for a coat, 3 months.
Transported for “Stealing lead 112lbs from a warehouse”.
Occupations: Bolt screw maker/plasterer.
Samuel could read and write a little, was single, protestant, 5’4¼” tall, fresh complexion, black hair, brown eyes, scar under right eye.
3 brothers, 2 sisters (no names listed).
10/5/1849: Free Certificate.
25/8/1852: Steerage passenger, Hobart to Melbourne per ‘Cacique’.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 29th April, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 421 (212)
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