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Samuel Rose, one of 170 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, 14 November 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 526
||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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D Wong on 15th February, 2019 wrote:
4/4/1828 Cambridge Chronicle and Journal Cambridgeshire, England:
Robert Abbott and Samuel Rose, for breaking into the dwelling-house of Mr. E. Rodwell, of Wetheringsett, and stealing 9l. 10s 6d., two watches, &c.
Robert Abbott was also on board.
Samuel Rose was 18 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Suffolk.
Samuel was illiterate, protestant, single, 5’8” tall, ruddy complexion, light brown hair, grey eyes, dark mole and scar on right arm, small scar on centre of upper lip.
Assigned to James Hassall, Parramatta.
1837: TOL Yass
7/9/1842: To Cockatoo Island.
21/1/1843: TOL Cancelled - Samuel Rose, per Lord Melville, sent to Cockatoo Island, on suspicion of cattle stealing ; Yass Bench.
20/2/1844: TOL Patrick Plains
6/7/1844: TOL Patrick Plains
10/2/1860: aged 44-45, buried at Campbells Hill Cemetery, Maitland, NSW.
No marriage found.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 15th February, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime