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Alfred Reville

Alfred Reville, one of 286 convicts transported on the Lady Nugent, 12 July 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Alfred Reville
Aliases: Revill
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1847
Age: 35 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 7 years

Crime: Robbing a person
Convicted at: York. West Riding Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Nugent
Departure date: 12th July, 1836
Arrival date: 12th November, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 285 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 316
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

D Wong on 6th July, 2018 wrote:

1/12/1835 Sheffield Iris Yorkshire, England:
William Lee, Henry Whitehead, and Alfred Revill, charged with robbing a man named Thomas Johnson of his watch, in a yard in Holly Street.

Henry Whitehead was also on board the Lady Nugent. No ship found for William Lee.

Alfred Revill/e was lised as being 24 years old on arrival in VDL - he was born in Sheffield.

Gaol Report: character &c. very bad, a drunken idle profligate travelling thief, once convicted, once impd.

Stated this Offence: Robbing a man of his watch at N.P. Sheffield, once for assault 1 month, once acquitted for a watch, Brother Charles at Sydney transported 6 years ago last October for 7 years for House breaking.
(Brother Charles Revill arrived NSW per ‘Exmouth’ 1831).

Alfred was 5’8½” tall, brown complexion, dark brown hair, grey eyes, 2 scars near left wrist, scar right cheek, single.

3/3/1841: TOL

30/9/1841: Permission to marry Catherine Lyons (Nautilus 1838). Listed as Revill.

13/12/1841: Married at Hobart - Alfred was 29, had TOL, a labourer, listed as Revill - Catherine was 20, a convict.
14/2/1842: Catherine born Hobart - died 30/3/1843
29/3/1843: Female Revill born Hobart (??Ellen)
12/9/1844: Charles Revill born Hobart - died 12/2/1868 whilst whaling.

1843: Free Certificate.

1847: Alfred Revill died in Sydney, aged 35.
Presumably went to NSW to join his brothers Charles and Benjamin (Listed as Revell who was on board the ‘Earl Grey 1838), who had been transported to NSW - Catherine did not go with him.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 6th July, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Revill, date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1847 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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