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Samuel Marshall, one of 219 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1815
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||York, Doncaster Boro' Quarter Sessions
30th January, 1816
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 220 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 242
||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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Robyn Mortimer on 24th January, 2012 wrote:
Samuel arrived as a young lad of 16 and caught the eye of the explorer John Howe working for him as a labourer and helping with the exploration of the Hunter Valley, for which he received the grant of a block of land.
He married Catherine Spalding, born in the colony daughter of Irish convict Bryan Spalding, Spollon or Spaldon. The pair produced six children, lived the Patrick Plains area around Maitland and died and were buried in the Branxton Cemetery
Noeline Brown on 10th July, 2015 wrote:
Accompanied explorer John Howe on his second trip to discover a road to the Coal (Hunter) River. Eventually granted fifty acres of land which he called ‘Carlton in the Willows’.
Papers at the Mitchell Library, Major Mitchell, Surveyor General 36/704 Abstract R No 205? l/15th September 1820?
Convict Changes History
Robyn Mortimer on 24th January, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1800-00-00
Noeline Brown on 10th July, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 0000 (prev. 1800), gender: m, occupation