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Samuel Hickman

Samuel Hickman, one of 200 convicts transported on the Earl Spencer, May 1813

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Hickman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1779
Occupation: Gunsmith
Date of Death: 1834
Age: 55 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: No details
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Earl Spencer
Departure date: May, 1813
Arrival date: 9th October, 1813
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 100
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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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th September, 2020 wrote:

Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, 1814-2011
Liverpool St Luke.  27 February 1826 - 23 September 1838

Name; Samuel Hickman
Abode; Liverpool Hospital
When Buried; 1834. June 10th.
Age; 65
Ships Name; Earl Spencer.
Quality or Profession; Lately residing at Bong Bong - Free
By whom the Ceremony was preformed; Robert Cartwright
1812 - Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868
Date of Trial ; 12 March 1812
1815 - On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per “Estramina”
Comments: Per “Earl Spencer”, 1813. Page: 106
Tried; His Excellency the Gov’n May 18th 1815. During Pleasure
1820 - 14 years. Govt Labourer
1823 - Ticket of Leave - Occupation: Labourer
1826 - 1 June. Ticket of Leave 8/5349
Native Place; Staffordshire
Calling; Gun Smith
Offence; No Details
Date of Trial: 12 March 1812
Sentence; 14 years
Age; 47
Height; 5 ft. 5
Complexion; Ruddy
Hair; Hight Sandy
Eyes; Light Hazel
Ticket of Lave No; 387/607 - Canceled

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1779 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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