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Samuel Marston

Samuel Marston, one of 180 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 08 June 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Marston
Aliases: Samuel Marstin
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Farmers man
Date of Death: 1829
Age: 27 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Attempted murder
Convicted at: Warwick Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 8th June, 1827
Arrival date: 27th September, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 198
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th April, 2021 wrote:

1827 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 163
Name; Joseph Marstin
Age; 25
Protestant, Single. Native Place; Sheffield
Trade or calling; Farmers Man
Trial where & Date; York - 4 April 1827
Offence; Shooting at Game Keeper
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft. 7 3/4 in
Eyes; Grey
Hair; Brown
Completion; Pale
Assigned; H Hume, Appin

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th April, 2021 wrote:

1829 - Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, Liverpool St Luke
No; 144
Name; Joseph Marstin [Marston]
Abode; Liverpool Hospital
When Buried; 12 Aug 1829
Age; 26
Ships Name; Prince Regent [1827]
Quality or profession; Assigned servant to Hume
By whom the Ceremony was performed; Robert Crawford

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th April, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Samuel Marstin, date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1829 (prev. 0000)

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