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Samuel Rose

Samuel Rose, one of 170 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, 14 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Rose
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Ploughman/shearer/reaper/milkman/so...
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Suffolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lord Melville
Departure date: 14th November, 1828
Arrival date: 6th May, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 526
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 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

15/11/1848: CP

**Possible Death.
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

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