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Samuel Price

Samuel Price, one of 200 convicts transported on the Asia, 29 September 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Price
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: Stone and marble cutter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 52 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Returning from transportation
Convicted at: Salop Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 29th September, 1831
Arrival date: 13th February, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 176
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th February, 2022 wrote:

1831 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Ship; Asia - 13 February 1832
Prisoners No; 32 - 327
Indent No; 128
Name; Samuel Price
Age; 43 years. Read & write. Married 2 male and 2 female children
Native Place; Salop
Trade or calling; Stone cutter - 5 years
Offence; Escaping from NSW
Trial; Shropshire Assizes - 18 March 1831 - Life. Previous Convictions;
Height; 5 ft. 5 in
Remarks; HERE BEFORE; per Indian, escaped per Harriett about 1817

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th February, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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