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Samuel Hunt

Samuel Hunt, one of 204 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 29 March 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Hunt
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Grand larceny
Convicted at: Leciester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 29th March, 1824
Arrival date: 21st July, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 203 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 130. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
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

Nell Murphy on 19th April, 2017 wrote:

Samuel HUNT was convicted at Leceister on 13 Oct 1823 for Grand Larceny - stealing from a dwelling house. Gaol Report: “very bad. Attempted to make an escape.” Hulk Report: “bad”, confined in a dark cell and received 8 lashes for attempting to escape”.  7yr transportation sentence - to Van Diemen’s Land per the ship ‘Phoenix’ 1824.

Married man.

Conduct Record in Van Diemen’s Land is clear.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 19th April, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 130. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 130),

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