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Samuel Hill

Samuel Hill, one of 320 convicts transported on the John Barry, 07 September 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Hill
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Herts Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John Barry
Departure date: 7th September, 1835
Arrival date: 17th January, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 320 other convicts

References

Primary source: State Archives NSW (Indents NRS 12189; Item X639; Microfiche: 721). NSW & Tas. General Muster HO10/33. Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 142
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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mark hipgrave on 8th October, 2020 wrote:

This Samuel was most likely the one baptised in Pirton Herts on 13 may 1818.

Hertford Mercury and Reformer - Tuesday 03 March 1835
Commitments to Hertford Gaol.— Samuel Hill and John Pitts, charged with stealing twenty-three hen fowls and three ducks, the property of James King: the said Samuel Hill is also charged with stealing five hens and one cock, the property of Joseph Lake.

Hertford Mercury and Reformer - Tuesday 10 March 1835
Samuel Hill, 17, and John Pitts, 16, were charged with stealing twenty-three hen fowls and three ducks, the property of James King.—Samuel Hill was also charged with stealing five hens and one cock, the property of Joseph Lake.—Hill was transported for seven years, and Pitts was acquitted

Iris Dunne on 10th October, 2020 wrote:

1837 Muster: aged 19

26 October 1840 Berrima Gaol Description Book No. 433, Saml Hill, Place of Origin: Pertoe, Arrival 1836, Protestant, Labourer, Bond, from Goulburn, forwarded to Campbell Town 10 November 1840

Iris Dunne on 10th October, 2020 wrote:

Annotated Printed Indentures No. 36-124, aged 17, conviction 4 March 1835 in Hertfordshire, Offence Stealing poultry, Trade Thatcher & Woodman, can read & write, Protestant, Single, no previous conviction

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 10th October, 2020 made the following changes:

source: NSW & Tas. General Muster HO10/33. Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 142 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Numb

Iris Dunne on 10th October, 2020 made the following changes:

source: State Archives NSW (Indents NRS 12189; Item X639; Microfiche: 721). NSW & Tas. General Muster HO10/33. Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 142 (prev. NSW & Tas. General Muster

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