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Samuel Howell

Samuel Howell, one of 236 convicts transported on the Mangles, 08 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Howell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: 6th August, 1895
Age: 88 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Bedford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 8th December, 1832
Arrival date: 17th April, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 235 other convicts

References

Primary 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).
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

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

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