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Samuel Rudkin

Samuel Rudkin, one of 188 convicts transported on the John, 22 May 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Rudkin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Stocking maker
Date of Death: 20th April, 1842
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: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Leicester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: John
Departure date: 22nd May, 1829
Arrival date: 13th September, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 187 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 75 (40)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th June, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

Name: Saml Rudkin
Date of Death: 20 Apr 1842
District: Yass - Accidently Killed at Yass

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st January, 2022 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. John - 1829.
No; 53
Name; Samuel Rudkin
Age; 28 years [1801]. Read & Write, Married 3 children
Native Place; Leicester Shire ?
Trade or calling; Stockinger
Offence; Sheep stealing
Trial; 6 Aug 1828
Remarks; ACCIDENTLY Killed

1837 - Ticket of Leave. No; 37/1565. 2 Nov 1837. Allowed to remain in the District of Yass
Noted across the ticket. Accidently killed at Yass

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 20th April, 1842 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st January, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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