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Samuel Gatehouse, one of 176 convicts transported on the Mary, 28 August 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 52 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 101 (52)
||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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Margaret Mills on 15th October, 2016 wrote:
Samuel Gatehouse tried Lenten Assizes, convicted York 10th March 1821 crime - Burglary, sentence -Life/Death native place - Bramley York,
calling - Horse driver Age 19 Height 5ft 7 1/2inches Complexion pale, freckled, red hair, hazel eyes 1922
or at a later stage Labourer Age 36 5ft 9inches ruddy sandy hazel sun & moon 7 stars on upper righ arm
Sam was one of the 100 convicts received from the Prison Hulk Leviathon. Onboard 176 convict & a regiment. The surgeons journal contained 66 pages on conditions aboard, main food diet was irish beef & vegies
Sam arrived on the Mary 11 on 23rd January 1822 Mary 11 sailed from Portsmouth, England
Master was Charles Arkell. Surgeon was John Rodwell
1822 Muster Samuel was in goverment employment.
1837 Census Employed by William Dumarresq Invermein.
Register of letters re Samuel Gatehouse & his native son
(Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.445)
Permitted to pass from No.8 Township in the County of Northumberland to the County of Argyle, and to return with cattle
Re Colonial Secretary Papers
GATEHOUSE, Samuel. Per “Mary”, 1820
1822 Jan 28
Re distribution of convicts per “Mary” (Reel 6008; 4/3504A pp.357-61)
1822 Feb 28
Request for three months stores for duty at Newcastle (Reel 6067; 4/1808 p.59)
1822 Mar 2
Proceeding to Newcastle. To be supplied with three months provisions at full rations (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.500)
1822 Mar 7
On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.43)
1823 Jun 5
Samuel received his TOL 11th October 1839 Cancelled TOL 4 th January 1843 for failing to support hafe caste son, restored 31st October 1843 Conditional pardon 15th November 1848
(TOL No. 39/250, TOL No. 43/2542, CP No. 46/2169,)
reference Maitland Mercury
Surname First Name Ship Date Place
Gatehouse Samuel Mary 29 July 1843 Newcastle Life sentence.
Assigned to hospital. Charged with disorderly conduct and remanded.
reference Maitland Mercury
Gatehouse Samuel Mary 2 25 November 1843 Scone Ticket of Leave granted.
death SURNAME GATEHOUSE
GIVEN NAME(S) SAMUEL
INDEX YEAR 1877
FATHER AGE 73 YEARS
MOTHER DIED PARRAMATTA
PLACE OF REGISTRATION PARRAMATTA
REGISTRATION YEAR 1877
REGISTRATION NUMBER 8043
Died Government Asylum Parramatta 31st August 1877
Buried 1st September 1877 St Johns Parramatta.
Convict Changes History
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