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Samuel Miles

Samuel Miles, one of 150 convicts transported on the Shipley, 18 July 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Miles
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1772
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 27th April, 1832
Age: 60 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Leicester (Boro) Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Shipley
Departure date: 18th July, 1818
Arrival date: 18th November, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 45 (24). Public Records Office, NSW Aust. Census, 1828, HO 10/24. NSW State Records, Convict Index, TOL [4/4069; Reel 911] and Death [4/4549; Reel 690 Page 138]
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

Iris Dunne on 30th April, 2017 wrote:

convicted: 23 March 1818
1828 NSW, Aust.Census - aged 56, Cook at Hospital, District: Parramatta, est. birth 1762
TOL 28/603 District: Richmond
Convict Death Register: 27 April 1832 District Windsor, Colonial Secretaries Letter 32/372

Ruth Bardsley on 14th April, 2018 wrote:

In the TNA copy of the 1828 census, Samuel’s age has been mistranscribed and shuld be recorded as 56, making his birth year 1772 and his age at death 60 years.
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Convict Changes History

Ruth Bardsley on 30th April, 2017 made the following changes:

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Iris Dunne on 30th April, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 45 (24). Public Records Office, NSW Aust. Census, 1828, HO 10/24. NSW State Records, Convict Index, TOL [4/4069; Reel 911] and Death [4/4549; Reel 69

Ruth Bardsley on 14th April, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1772 (prev. 1762)

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