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Arthur Palfrey

Arthur Palfrey, one of 192 convicts transported on the Royal Admiral, 01 July 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Arthur Palfrey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

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: Stealing
Convicted at: Suffolk Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal Admiral
Departure date: 1st July, 1830
Arrival date: 8th November, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 430
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

Maureen Withey on 3rd September, 2019 wrote:

James Smith, Robert Trudgett and Arthur Palfrey, (by J. Benjafield, Esq.) charged with stealing, at Fornham St Martin, seven bushels and upwards of malt unscreened, the property of some person or persons unknown. 
Bury and Norwich Post, 17 March 1830.

On Monday week, eight convicts were removed from Bury Gaol, to be put onboard the Leviathan Hulk, lying in Portsmouth harbour; viz. Elijah Bales, Thomas Forbister, Wm. Stiles, Augur Hills, James Smith, Robt. Trudgett, and Arthur Palfry, to be transported for seven years, and Thomas Durrant, for life.
Suffolk Chronicle, 10 Apr 1830

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 3rd September, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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