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Samuel Kenrick

Samuel Kenrick, one of 188 convicts transported on the Recovery, 30 July 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Kenrick
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: Cooper
Date of Death: 1854
Age: 65 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Chester Session of Pleas
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Recovery
Departure date: 30th July, 1819
Arrival date: 18th December, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 187 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 189 (96)
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

D Wong on 17th June, 2014 wrote:

Samuel Kenrick was born in Flintshire.

1824: TOL Sydney
13/4/1836: COF
2/8/1834: COF

Maureen Withey on 31st August, 2020 wrote:

Letter from H.M. Hulk Phoenix, to Governor , date, 2, July 1827.

Petition of Samuel Kenrick/ “Recovery” requesting passage for his wife to
accompany him to Moreton Bay - mentions she is a government servant to Mrs
Walker, Parramatta
To His Ex/ Lieut Gen Ralph Darling/ Governor in Chief
& Notes re above
This man was generally well behaved – held ticket of leave prior to obtaining his Certificate of Freedom – he is now under sentence of … transportation for stealing
“Read” – the wife has not applied.

1828 Census Index.
Saml. Kenrick,  Recovery, Life, Moreton Bay.

Maureen Withey on 31st August, 2020 wrote:

Recovery (1) . S. Kenrick, Sydney;
Colonial Secretary’s Office, I
September I, 1824.

Moreton Bay Convict Records.
Saml Kenrick, Recovery 1, Chester S. of P. 12 Apr 1819, 7 years. Cooper. Colonial Sentence: Quar. Sess. Sydney, 17 Apr 1827, Larceny, 7 years, Sent back to Sydney 25 July 1834.
Description: Samuel Kenrick, native of Liverpool, age 39, 4 ft 10 ¼ in, dark comp. Dark brown hair, hazel eyes, Church of England.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 17th June, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1854 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

D Wong on 27th July, 2016 made the following changes:


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