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Samuel Powell

Samuel Powell, one of 200 convicts transported on the Earl Spencer, May 1813

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Powell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 15th April, 1787
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: 14th March, 1838
Age: 50 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 14 years

Crime: Desertion from army
Convicted at: Portalegre Court Martial
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Earl Spencer
Departure date: May, 1813
Arrival date: 9th October, 1813
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 102 REF:- General Orders Spain and Portugal 34th Regiment 27 Feb 1812 “Samuel Powell".
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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Dennis Nightingale on 3rd April, 2015 wrote:

Convicted at Portalegre Portugal Court Martial Desertion for a term of 14 years on 27 February 1812. Married Ann Taylor 19/05/1827 - Convict Mariner 2 10/07/1825. In 1835 listed as a soldier of the 4th Regiment NSW.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 3rd April, 2015 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 102 REF:- General Orders Spain and Portugal 34th Regiment 27 Feb 1812 “Samuel Powell". (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Clas

Dennis Nightingale on 7th April, 2015 made the following changes:

date of death: 14th March, 1838 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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