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Samuel Fowler

Samuel Fowler, one of 200 convicts transported on the Marquis of Wellington, August 1814

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Fowler
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Marquis of Wellington
Departure date: August, 1814
Arrival date: 27th January, 1815
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 201 other convicts


Primary source: http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?path=sessionsPapers/18140216.xml
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

Alison Hodges Moore on 5th November, 2015 wrote:

Samuel Fowler was put on trial on 16th February 1814 at The Old Bailey for burglary.  He stole a knife valued at 3d.  Samuel was 12 at the time and was sentenced to death, with a recommendation of mercy due to his age.  He was later transported to Australia aboard the Marquis of Wellington.

D Wong on 7th November, 2015 wrote:

Samuel Fowler was 12 years old when convicted.

Forwarded to Parramatta on arrival.

1823: TOL Bathurst
1832: TOL Bathurst
9/10/1837: CP
20/11/1837: CP

10/11/1826: Permission to marry Elizabeth Simpson per ‘Lord Sidmouth’ she was 37 and he 25 – Married at Kelso, NSW 1826.  No children listed.

Samuel was listed as a ‘brickmaker’ at Bathurst.

Maureen Withey on 23rd July, 2019 wrote:

NSW 1828 census, at Bathurst. Residence not clear.
Samuel Fowler, age 29, M. Wellington, 1815, brickmaker, protestant.
Elizabeth Tympson or Fowler, 42, F.S.,Lord Sidmouth, 1822, 7 yrs, wife.

Convict Changes History

Alison Hodges Moore on 5th November, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Alison Hodges Moore on 5th November, 2015 made the following changes:

source: http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?path=sessionsPapers/18140216.xml (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 171 (87))

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