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Frederick Meredith, one of 300 convicts transported on the Rodney, 19 September 1851
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 217 (111)
||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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D Wong on 7th June, 2017 wrote:
11/7/1849 Wolverhampton Chronicle and Staffordshire Advertiser Staffordshire, England:
Joseph Povey and Frederick Meredith, two young men, were indicted for stealing live fowls, the property of Gill, at Handswurth.
Joseph Povey arrived WA per ‘Ramillies 1854’.
Frederick was 21 years old on arrival. He had prior convictions for stealing a pair of boots - 3 months.
Frederick was 5’1 1/4” tall, brown hair, sandy whiskers, hazel eyes, fair complexion, pock marked, single, reads and writes a little.
Brothers: James, Henry
Sisters: Sophia, Elizabeth, maryann - at native place: Birmingham.
31/8/1858: Certificate, Hobart.
There is a death registered for a Frederick Meredith aged 56 at the Launceston Invalid Depot on 17/10/1886 - no proof that this was the above Frederick though.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 7th June, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime