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Samuel Hewens, one of 280 convicts transported on the Recovery, 26 October 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 195 (100). State Archives, Butts of COF, 1848 (NRS 12210) and Butts of TOL, 1840 (NRS 12202; Item [4/4139]) and Convict Indents (NRS 12189; Item [X638]; Microfiche: 717). UK, Prison Hulk Register, HO 9/9. England & Wales, Criminal Registers 1835, Class:HO 27; Piece: 50; Page:381. State Archives NSW, Registers of Coroners' Inquests, Series:2925; Item:4/6620; Roll:343
||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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Pauline Insley on 16th January, 2018 wrote:
Warwick quarter Sessions 20 Jun 1833. Could read & write, Protestant, Single, b. at Tysoe, Co. Warwickshire, England. Assigned to Thomas Crawford. Died at Millfield. Buried at Ellalong, NSW. Married to Bridget Haverty 8 Jan 1856 at Lochinvar. Bridget b.1833 Kilshanny, Co. Clare, Ire. They had a total of 9 children
Iris Dunne on 16th January, 2018 wrote:
Trial: 20 June 1835
1835 - England Criiminal Register, Warwick, Larceny, before convicted of Felony, aged 23
13 August 1835 - UK, Prison Hulk: Hardy, moored at Portsmouth
1836 - Convict Indents: aged 22, can read and write, Protestant, Single, Trade: Joiner and carpenter (tolerable), Offence: Highway Robbery, Former Convictions: 1 Year, Hieght: 5 feet 7 inches, Complexion: Sallow, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Hazel grey
30 April 1840, Ticket of Leave No.40/958
29 January 1848, Certificate of Freedom No. 48/68, Prisoner No.36/848, Trade: Joiner & Carpenter, aged 34, Birth Year: 1814
1892 - Death, Coroners Inquest: 2 June 1892, Place: Near Millfield; Dist. of Wollombi, Death Place: Millfield Near Wollombi, Aged 77, Birth Place: Warwickshire, England, Verdict: Natural causes to wit senile decay, Cash or property possessed by Deceased: about 150 pounds
Convict Changes History
Pauline Insley on 16th January, 2018 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation, crime
Iris Dunne on 16th January, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 195 (100). State Archives, Butts of COF, 1848 (NRS 12210) and Butts of TOL, 1840 (NRS 12202; Item [4/4139]) and Convict Indents (NRS 12189; Item [X63