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Samuel Hubbard

Samuel Hubbard, one of 188 convicts transported on the Asiatic, 26 May 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Hubbard
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 13th May, 1912
Age: 87 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Stafford General Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Asiatic
Departure date: 26th May, 1843
Arrival date: 23rd September, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 187 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 313 (158)
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

Shelee Walsh on 1st September, 2013 wrote:

Pardoned 1856 & moved to Bourkes Flat Victoria Was Superintendent of Union Church for 42 Years

D Wong on 2nd September, 2013 wrote:

Samuel Hubbard was 17 years old and was transported for Stealing Iron from John Owl.

Samuel’s native place was Darleston. 
Father: Thomas
Mother: Ann
Brothers: Thomas, William, Humphrey, John and George.

8/12/1840: Misconduct, for being away from his work and fishing - reprimanded.

Samuel was 4’11 1/2” tall, could read, single, Protestant, fresh complexion, dark brown hair, dark hazel eyes, scars on forehead, left arm, right wrist and back of hand.

27/4/1852: Steerage passenger Hobart to Melbourne per “City of Hobart.

In December 1852, Samuel was at the Eureka diggings.

21/9/1855: Insolvency of Lucas and Veitch - Samuel had purchased 2 cottages and some land from the insolvents fo £615 and had paid in cash and cheque.

7/8/1855: Married Mary Gaulton at Brenanah, Victoria.13/5/1912: Samuel died at Burkes Flat, Victoria.
3/4/1849: TOL
10/1/1850: CP

Convict Changes History

Shelee Walsh on 1st September, 2013 made the following changes:

gender, crime

D Wong on 2nd September, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1825, date of death 13th May, 1912, occupation

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