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Samuel King

Samuel King, one of 297 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 01 January 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel King
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Forgery
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Bangalore
Departure date: 1st January, 1850
Arrival date: 30th April, 1850
Place of arrival Moreton Bay
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 143 (73)
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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A. Follower on 17th January, 2020 wrote:

c1808: Stated aged 41, in 1849 Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks.

5-Apr-1847: Indicted for feloniously forging and uttering acceptances to 2 bills of exchange for 250l each, with intent to defraud Abraham Solomons. GUILTY. Aged 41.— Transported for Seven Years. Before Mr. Justice Coleridge.

[Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 17 January 2020), April 1847, trial of SAMUEL KING (t18470405-907)]

30-Sep-1849: Detained on the Prison Hulk, York, at Gosport.

[Great Britain Home Office & Australian Joint Copying Project & National Library of Australia & Library of New South Wales & Great Britain Public Record Office., “Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks, 1849, (File 99-101. AJCP Reel No: 5206)”, York Convict Hulk at Gosport, Page 64]

Convict Changes History

A. Follower on 17th January, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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