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Samuel Radcliff

Samuel Radcliff, one of 200 convicts transported on the Fortune, November 1812

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Radcliff
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Rioting/unlawful oaths
Convicted at: Lancaster Session of Pleas
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Fortune
Departure date: November, 1812
Arrival date: 11th June, 1813
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 84
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 19th February, 2021 wrote:

Trials of the Rioters, etc.
The Court then adjourned till Wednesday morning, at nine, when twelve prisoners were put to the bar, charged with aiding and consenting to the administering an unlawful oath to Hollland Bowden, a Serjeant in the Bolton Regiment of Lancashire Local Militia. Their trial lasted till near seven o’clock, when the Jury retired for above half an hour, and brought in a verdict of Guilty against Christopher Medcalf (41), James Brierley (30), Henry Thwaite (24), Thomas Pickup (51), John Hurst (37), Samuel Radcliffe (35), who was acquitted yesterday of setting fire to the factory at Westhoughton, and Joseph Greenhalgh (22) — and acquitted Joseph Clement, William Gifford, John Hays, Peter Topping, and James Knowles;
Lancaster Gazette, 30 May 1812.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 19th February, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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