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Samuel Nicholls, one of 280 convicts transported on the Asia, 20 July 1837
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 111 (57)
||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 16th June, 2021 wrote:
Coventry Standard Warwickshire, England
7 Apr 1837
SENTENCES OF THE PRISONERS
Samuel Nicholls, stealing wearing apparel from Henry Humphries, of Birmingham.
Samuel was listed as Nichols on records in NSW.
Samuel Nichols was listed as 23 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Birmingham.
Occupation: Gun furniture filer.
Samuel was literate, Protestant, single, 5’5¼” tall, sallow complexion, light brown hair, brown eyes, lost two upper front teeth left side, scar on bridge of nose, scar beneath under lip, scar outside right leg.
27/1/1844: TOL Newcastle - Listed as Nicholas
16/3/1848: Newcastle Court of Petty Sessions Letter Book
Details: Samuel Nichols ticket of leave holder for Newcastle district being unable to procure employment at his trade the Magistrate submitted to Headquarters for approval Nichol s request that his ticket be altered from Newcastle to Sydney.
2/5/1848: TOL altered to Sydney for so long only as he remains in the service of Mr. Arthur Gradely, Ironmonger, Pitt Street.
23/3/1837: CP - Samuel was 34.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 16th June, 2021 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1814 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime