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Manuel Gomes, one of 200 convicts transported on the Fortune, November 1812
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||25th March, 1836
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 88
||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 4th July, 2018 wrote:
4/4/1799 Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette Somerset, England:
George Snook, for stealing a quantity of leather.
4/8/1828: Convict Death Register - George Snook, “Minerva”, (this has to be wrong, only 1 George Snook who was on the ‘Canada/Nile/Minorca’ 1801 fits the bill - 2 others were here after the death date of this George), died aged 73, District/Parish: St. Luke’s, Liverpool.
2/3/1812 Hampshire Chronicle Hampshire, England:
HAMPSHIRE LENT ASSIZES
Manuel Gomes, aged 21, Manuel Soto, aged 23, and Francisco Sched, aged 34, for robbing on the highway at Portsmouth, John Williams, and taking from his person a hat, pocket-book, &c. These prisoners are natives of Spain.
Francisco Schea (on our records) and Manuel Soto were also onbaord.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
GOMES, Manuel. Per “Fortune”, 1813
1815 Apr 8: On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per “Lady Nelson”; listed as E Gomey (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.12)
1822 Feb 16, Mar 11: Attached to the Store. On return of proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta (Fiche 3297; X643 pp.3b, 4b)
1824 Apr 10: On list of prisoners on establishment at Bathurst with sentences not transmitted (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.100)
1824 May 29-Dec 25: On lists of men on the Government Stock Establishment at Bathurst; listed as Emanuel Gomey (Reel 6031; 4/7029A pp.124-92)
1824 Dec: Bush Constable. Re character and conduct of (Reel 6065; 4/1800 pp.257-8)
1824 Dec: To be at the disposal of John Maxwell (Reel 6065; 4/1800 p.273)
25/3/1836: Convict Death Register - Manuel Gomes died in the District /Parish of Macquarie Bay.
1836: NSW BDM lists his death and gives his age as 70 ??
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 4th July, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1791 (prev. 0000), date of death: 25th March, 1836 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime