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Owen Owens

Owen Owens, one of 222 convicts transported on the Katherine Stewart Forbes, 21 February 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Owen Owens
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Katherine Stewart Forbes
Departure date: 21st February, 1832
Arrival date: 16th July, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 221 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 269 (135). Tasmanian Archives
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

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.

VDL:
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

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