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Augustus Morris, one of 292 convicts transported on the Calcutta, February 1803
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||28th May, 1824
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 345 (172)
||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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Maureen Withey on 5th July, 2019 wrote:
Augustus Morris, who stands charged with robbing his master, James Hughes, Esq., in this city, (Salisbury) of a quantity of wearing apparel, &c., was on Monday re-examined, and fully committed for trial.
Salisbury Journal, 21 Jun 1802
Augustus Morris, for robbing his master, was sentenced to be transported for seven years. Bath Chronicle, 12 Aug 1802
D Wong on 6th July, 2019 wrote:
22/2/1813: Married at Hobart, Constantia Hibbins (born Norfolk Island 1796 to Thomas Hibbins and Elizabeth Busby).
1820: Augustus occupied grazing land under licence at Hanging Sugar Loaf near Ross, and owned the inn, punt and a farm at Cove Point.
28/5/1824: Augustus died at Hobart, Tas.
His Headstone lies at St David’s Cemetery, Hobart.
Constantia died 16/3/1823, aged 29.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 5th July, 2019 made the following changes:
D Wong on 6th July, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1788 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th May, 1824 (prev. 0000), gender: m