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Samuel Lunt

Samuel Lunt, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 27 September 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Lunt
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Chester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Bengal Merchant
Departure date: 27th September, 1834
Arrival date: 30th January, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 434
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 25th November, 2013 wrote:

Samuel Lunt was 20 years old when transported and his native place was Chester.

1843: TOL Yass.
1/8/1849: CP

In 1861 he donated to a Benevolent Fund listed in the Goulburn newspaper.

No date of death or marriage found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 25th November, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1814, gender, crime

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