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Samuel Howarth

Samuel Howarth, one of 168 convicts transported on the Jupiter, 31 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Howarth
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Jupiter
Departure date: 31st December, 1832
Arrival date: 28th May, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 520
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

paul on 23rd August, 2016 wrote:

A Convict Token for this convict is in the possession of Paul Ware!

D Wong on 5th May, 2018 wrote:

1/9/1832 Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser Greater Manchester, England:
Local Intelligence
Samuel Howarth, for stealing four pounds of butter, the property of Nathan Thorpe, and a watch the property of Sarah Lomas, at Bury.

Samuel was listed as being 22 years old on arrival in VDL - he was 5’2” tall, dark brown hair, grey eyes, single.

1833 Muster: Assigned to captain Fenton

1835 Muster: Public Works

June 1838:TOL
1840: Free Certificate.

4/11/1841 Launceston Advertiser:
1/11/1841 Schooner Minerva for Portland Bay - Samuel Howarth.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 5th May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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