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Samuel Pyne

Samuel Pyne, one of 160 convicts transported on the Claudine, 20 May 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Pyne
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: Nottingham Town Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Claudine
Departure date: 20th May, 1821
Arrival date: 15th December, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 88
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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greg petersen on 8th January, 2017 wrote:

one of twenty boys taken on board Claudine at Woolwich from hulk Justitia for transportation to VDL
ship surgeon Henry Ryan’s diary entry:
15 November 1821: Samuel Pyne, boy, received 2 dozen lashes, for not washing his messmates’ clothes. From 5-7pm all on deck dancing.

D Wong on 8th January, 2017 wrote:

Samuel Pyne was 15 years old on arrival in VDL, he had been in custody several times - insolent to the judge on receiving sentence.

Samuel was 4’ 10 1/2” tall, light brown hair, brown eyes, T near left wrist.

Occupation: Factory Boy.

Father and Mother at Glasshouse Lane, Notts - a Lacemaker.

244/4/1828: Free Certificate

No proof this was him**
2/4/1851 The Cornwall Chronicle, Launceston:
Passengers per Winchester for London. - Samuel Pyne and wife (Mary).

greg petersen on 25th March, 2019 wrote:

1828 April 24th, GOVERNMENT NOTICE. No. 88.
Hobart Town Courier,
Colonial Secretary’s Office,
THE periods for which the undermentioned Persons were transported having expired, Certificates have been granted to them accordingly.
John Astill, Claudine
253 David Ramsey, Ditto
Peter Jones, Ditto
Samuel Pyne, Ditto
Samuel Jones, Ditto
338 Joseph Watts, Ditto
By Command of His Excellency, The Lieutenant Governor, J. BURNETT.

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 8th January, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m

D Wong on 8th January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), crime

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