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Frederick Kellow

Frederick Kellow, one of 192 convicts transported on the Burrell, 22 July 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Frederick Kellow
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Unknown
Date of Death: 17th September, 1870
Age: 67 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Wilts Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Burrell
Departure date: 22nd July, 1830
Arrival date: 31st December, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 450
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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Teresa Sheridan on 24th July, 2016 wrote:

Crime committed at Warminster, Wiltshire

D Wong on 26th July, 2016 wrote:

15/3/1830 Salisbury and Winchester Journal Wiltshire, England:
Transportation for life.—Frederick Kellow, James Dredge, and Richard Chapman, (both on board “Burrell”) for breaking open and robbing the house Jeremiah Morgan, at Warminster and stealing two casks of butter, 13 casks of yellow soap and other articles.

Frederick was listed as 33 years old on arrival but on his headstone the date is 1803 - so 1797 or 1803.

September 1833: Absent without leave, 25 lashes.

July 1843: TOL Parramatta
May 1849: TOL cancelled for being drunk in the streets.

3/6/1846: Permission to marry Eleanor (Ellen) Gallagher (Minerva 1839).  Ellen was 43.
1846: Married Eleanor Gallaher - no children listed on BDM.

March 1850: CP

Lived their lives in Parramatta - Frederick had a pet magpie living in his back yard.

17/9/1870: Frederick died aged 67, and is buried at St Patrick’s Catholic cemetery, Parramatta - Ellen who died in 1881
is buried with him.

Maureen Withey on 24th July, 2019 wrote:

The following convicts, sentenced to transportation at our last assizes, were on Monday removed from Fisherton Gaol, and put on board the Captivity hulk at Devonport: viz. Frederick Kellow, Jas. Dredge, Rd. Chapman, Richard Withers, and George Godwin, to be transported for life; Charles Hooper, Robt. Cooper and Wm. Jones, for 14 years; John Webb, John Blandford, Wm. Farmer, Edward Strudgwick, John Russ, George Ruddle, Richard Mizen, James Abrahams, John Sifer, Jas. Gerrish and Thomas Dash, for 7 years.
Salisbury Journal, 29 March 1830

Hulk Record, HO 9-3-1 p.13
Frederick kellow, age 26.

Convict Changes History

Teresa Sheridan on 24th July, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

D Wong on 26th July, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), date of death: 17th September, 1870 (prev. 0000), occupation

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