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Abraham Owen

Abraham Owen, one of 230 convicts transported on the Woodbridge, 10 October 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Abraham Owen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 1875
Age: 80 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Montgomery Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Woodbridge
Departure date: 10th October, 1839
Arrival date: 26th February, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 229 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 106
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

D Wong on 9th February, 2013 wrote:

Abraham Owen was 45 years old and was transported for “drilling the mob in the use of firearms”. This appeared to have been connected to the build-up to the Newport Rebellion.

Abraham was a widower with four sons.

1843: TOL Queanbeyan

9/9/1846 COF

1875: Died at collecter/Goulburn aged 80

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 9th February, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1795, date of death 1875, gender, occupation

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