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Samuel Kenyon, one of 270 convicts transported on the Eden, 08 July 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||12th October, 1846
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 21 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 203 (103)
||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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D Wong on 31st January, 2014 wrote:
Samuel Kenyon was first transported for Housebreaking.
7/4/1841: Sydney Supreme Court: Convicted of Absconding from and Iron Gang and Robbery and having firearms in his possession. He was sentenced to Life at at penal settlement.
Samuel was sent to Norfolk Island.
12/10/1846: Samuel was one of 12 men executed for the murder of John Morris at Norfolk Island.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 31st January, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), date of death: 12th October, 1846 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime