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Samuel Howell, one of 236 convicts transported on the Mangles, 08 December 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||6th August, 1895
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 487 (244). State Archives NSW, Convict Indents (Series:NRS 12189; Item:[X635]; Microfiche:703).
||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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WilliamBeds on 1st April, 2018 wrote:
Samuel was convicted of stealing pigeons whilst intoxicated. He had already been convicted twice already, for burglary and for stealing a coat. Bedford prison records described him as a ‘very bad character’. When freed after serving his sentence, Samuel remained in Australia and married Anne Collins, they had 8 children. Samuel died in Merriwa, New South Wales aged 88.
Iris Dunne on 2nd April, 2018 wrote:
Convict Indents: aged 23, Protestant, Single, Farm servant, Offence: stealing pigeons, former convictions: 3 months, 6 months, Particular Marks or Scars. Remarks: “Left arm broken, mermaid S H S H, 1829, inside lower left arm, J H A H I H S H T H S H inside lower right arm.”
Convict Changes History
WilliamBeds on 1st April, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), date of death: 6th August, 1895 (prev. 0000), crime
Iris Dunne on 2nd April, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 487 (244). State Archives NSW, Convict Indents (Series:NRS 12189; Item:[X635]; Microfiche:703). (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll