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Rasberry Hovell

Rasberry Hovell, one of 160 convicts transported on the Royal George, 22 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Rasberry Hovell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: Sawyer
Date of Death: 1849
Age: 55 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Norfolk Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal George
Departure date: 22nd August, 1828
Arrival date: 24th December, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 470
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 20th December, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Ship; Royal George - 1828
Indent No; 70
Name; Rasberry Hovell
Age; 35 years. Reads, Protestant. Widow - 3 children
Native Place; Norfolk
Trade or calling; Pit Sawyer
Offence; Stealing Watch
Trial where & Date; Norfolk - 8 March 1828
Height; 5 ft. 8 1/2 in
Remarks; BROTHER; to Indent No; 66. William Hovell

1834 - Ticket of Leave. Date; 26 May 1834.
Year of Birth; 1794. Allowed to remain in the District of Bathurst

1835 - Certificate of Freedom, Date; 29 July 1835.
Year of Birth; 1783 **

1838 - Australia, Marriage Index.
Name: Rosberry Hovill ** As per Index **
Date: 1838 - Sydney, New South Wales
Registration Date: 1838
Spouse: Mary Connor
Volume Number: V

1849 - Australia, Death Index
Name: Roseberry Hovell ** As per Index
Date: 1849 - Sydney, New South Wales
Volume Number: V184994 110

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th December, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1794 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1849 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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