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Samuel Manning

Samuel Manning, one of 320 convicts transported on the Lord Lyndoch, 07 September 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Manning
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lord Lyndoch
Departure date: 7th September, 1840
Arrival date: 5th February, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 321 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 217 (110)
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 11th June, 2020 wrote:

On Tuesday morning, the 12th inst., the following convicts were removed to Gosport:—William Nutt, William Harris, Christopher Edmonds, John Gardner, William Goodman, and Samuel Manning, for life; Henry Carpenter, for 30 years; Emanuel Turner, Thomas Cull, Thomas Harford, Henry Clayfield, and William Ricketts, for 15 years; Thomas Spill, for 12 years and William Bow, for 7 years.
Cheltenham Examiner, 20 May 1840.

Maureen Withey on 11th June, 2020 wrote:

Samuel Manning, aged 19, and William Blackford, aged 17, ware indicted for feloniously assaulting Richd. Bateman, at South Cerney, on on the Queen’s highway, and stealing from his person three pounds in money, his property. Manning pleaded guilty, and the trial proceeded with regard to Blackford. A previous conviction for felony was proved against the prisoners and they were both sentenced to transportation for life.
Wilts and Glos Standard, 11 April 1840.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 11th June, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

Maureen Withey on 11th June, 2020 made the following changes:


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