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Samuel Roberts

Samuel Roberts, one of 156 convicts transported on the Speke, 05 August 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Roberts
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Farrier
Date of Death: 1st November, 1837
Age: 41 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Manslaughter
Convicted at: Denbigh Great Sessions
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Speke
Departure date: 5th August, 1826
Arrival date: 26th November, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 155 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 48
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th June, 2020 wrote:

Samuel Roberts; Speke 3. November 1837. DROWNED - WINDSOR
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842

Name: Samuel Roberts
Age: 30
Date of conviction: 22 Mar 1826
Place of Conviction: Denbigh
Estimated birth year: abt 1796
Vessel: Speke (3)
Port of Arrival: Sydney Cove
Date of Arrival: 26 Nov 1826
Ticket of Leave: Yes

Single, Protestant.
Trade or Calling; Smith & Farrier.
Offence: Manslaughter

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1st November, 1837 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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