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Owen Owens, one of 222 convicts transported on the Katherine Stewart Forbes, 21 February 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 269 (135). Tasmanian Archives
||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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Nell Murphy on 2nd November, 2017 wrote:
Owen OWENS was convicted at Liverpool, England on 18 July 1831 for stealing stealing money from a shop. Gaol Report: 3 previous convictions. 14 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Katherine Stewart Forbes’ arriving 16 July 1832. (Flogged on board)
Single; aged 16 yrs; labourer’s boy.
Assigned to work services. Numerous records of misconduct and punishments.
Ticket of Leave granted.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 2nd November, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 269 (135). Tasmanian Archives (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 269 (135)), date