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Frederick Furley

Frederick Furley, one of 170 convicts transported on the Glory, May 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Frederick Furley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Stonemason
Date of Death: 10th July, 1858
Age: 58 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Coining
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Glory
Departure date: May, 1818
Arrival date: 14th September, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 34
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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D Wong on 30th December, 2014 wrote:

Frederick Furley was indicted for feloniously and knowingly having a forged bank note in his possession .

Seems that Samuel Furley, also on board, may have been his twin brother – both were listed as 17 years old.

Colonial Secretary:
FURLEY, Frederick. Per “Glory”, 1818
1819 Aug 6: On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per “Elizabeth Henrietta”; listed as Turley (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.202)

1821 Sep 8:Stonemason. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines; listed as Fairley (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.103)

1821 Nov 30: On list of prisoners transported to Newcastle per “Elizabeth Henrietta”; listed as Turley (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.108)

1822: On list of convicts at Port Macquarie (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.382-3)

1823 Jan 16: On list of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per “Sally”; listed as Turley (Reel 6019; 4/3864 p.28)

1824 Mar 15: Re punishment of as a runaway (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.516)

1824 Mar 20: On list of persons proposed to be sent to Hobart (Reel 6012; 4/3510 p.550)

1824 Mar 20:On list of convict runaways from Port Macquarie forwarded to Hobart per “Triton” (Reel 6019; 4/3522 p.33)

1824 Mar 23: On list of runaways with punishments received (Reel 6061; 4/1778 p.247a)

1/4/1824: Arrived in VDL per ‘Triton’ – his occupation was listed as a ‘Gold beater’.

1830 Muster: Assigned to Mrs Bridger.
18/2/1832: Free Certificate.

25/11/1833: Married Margaret Brymer (Per America) in Hobart.  They had 10 or 11 children.

Frederick became the licensed victualler of the Stag and Hounds, Risdon Road, Hobart.

12/8/1858 Hobart Town Daily Mercury: Death Notices:
July 10-Frederick Furley, landlord of the Stag and Hounds, Restdown, aged 58 years.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 30th December, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 10th July, 1858 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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