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Samuel Law

Samuel Law, one of 170 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, 14 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Law
Aliases: Lowe (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: York, West Riding Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Melville
Departure date: 14th November, 1828
Arrival date: 6th May, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 528
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

Maureen Withey on 25th January, 2021 wrote:

Return of Prisoners discharged Free since last Publication.
From Darlinghurst Gaol, Samuel Lowe, for Larceny and Receiving, sentence: 12 months imprisonment. Tried 5 Apr 1970, Sydney Sessions. Native place, England, labourer. DOB, 1805. 5 ft 7 in; fair comp, gray hair, black eyes, per Lord Melville.
NSW Police Gazette, 19 Apr 1871.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 25th January, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Lowe (alias) (prev. Lowe (Alias)), date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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