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Frederick Childs Hancock
Frederick Childs Hancock, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 24 March 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Frederick Childs Hancock
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Watch chain maker
|Date of Death:
||16th November, 1878
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 213 (108)
||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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Maureen Withey on 16th May, 2019 wrote:
Frederick Handcock, aged 34, Convict; disease or hurt, anorexia. Put on sick list, 2 May 1838, at sea. Discharged, 7 June 1838. He had been a watchmaker by trade and had enjoyed good health, he appeared very debilitated, had a constant tremor and nausea.
Source: Medical and Surgical journal of Her Majesty’s convict ship Bengal Merchant for 5 March to 28 July 1838 by Isaac Noott, Surgeon, during which time the said ship was employed in a voyage to New South Wales. National Archives Ref: ADM 101/8/3, 3A-3B
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 16th May, 2019 made the following changes:
alias1: Frederick Handcock
Michelle Martin on 26th July, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), date of death: 16th November, 1878 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime