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Samuel Nixon

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Nixon
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: 1876
Age: 78 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Warwick 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 48
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

Keith South on 1st June, 2014 wrote:

Ticket of Leave No 27/53.
Condiyional Pardon No 39/106.

Keith South on 31st December, 2014 wrote:

NSW BDM 1870/6365 death 22 March 1870 at Windsor Hospital NSW

Cheryl Poche on 8th August, 2015 wrote:

Samuel was sent to work for William Cox working as a labourer.
Samuel C Nixon died on 22nd Nov 1876 in Windsor NSW.
Had 4 children to Frances Foley aka Elizabeth Johnson.
Had another 4-5 children to Ellen Nixon (Connors)
After Ellens death in 1849 he remarried Eliza James in 1852 and had another child.

Denis Pember on 24th August, 2015 wrote:

Samuel was in a de-facto relationship with Frances Elizabeth Johnson (Convict, Northampton, 1815), C1824.  The couple had four children.

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales: [Ref N0370] Nixon, Samuel, 28, TL Shipley 1818, Tailor of Richmond. 2 acres cleared and cultivated, 2 horses.
Also Nixon or Johnson, Elizabeth, 32, FS, Northampton 1815. And in addition Nixon Louisa, 5 and Nixon Samuel, 2 both born in colony.

Denis Pember on 24th August, 2015 wrote:

Subsequently, Samuel married Ellen Conner (Convict, Surrey, 1833). They married in 1834 at Parramatta.  Samuel Nixon age 36 Shipley, life Ticket of Leave married Ellen Connors, 22, Surry, 7 years, bond.
These two had 5 children.

Convict Changes History

Galinda Wood on 13th November, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1800, date of death 1870, gender

Keith South on 1st June, 2014 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

Keith South on 31st December, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 0000 (prev. 1870)

Cheryl Poche on 8th August, 2015 made the following changes:

term: 7 years (prev. 99 years), date of birth: 1798 (prev. 1800), date of death: 1876 (prev. 0000)

Denis Pember on 24th August, 2015 made the following changes:

term: 99 years (prev. 7 years)

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