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Quashie Russell

Quashie Russell, one of 399 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 05 May 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Quashie Russell
Aliases: Russell, Henry (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Receiving
Convicted at: Jamaica
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Moffatt
Departure date: 5th May, 1836
Arrival date: 31st August, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 403 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 277 (141)
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 28th July, 2020 wrote:

Quashie, alias Henry Russell
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842. Annotated Printed Indentures 1836
No;  36 – 1700
Age; 25
Education: None
Religion; Protestant.
Married/Children; Single
Native Place: Jamaica
Calling; House Servant & Pilot
Offence; Receiving Stolen Goods .
Where Convicted; Jamaica
Date; 02/11/1835
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft. 8 11 inches
Complexion: Black
Hair: Black & Woolly
Eyes; Black
Remarks; Man of Colour

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th July, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Russell, Henry (alias) (prev. Russell, Henry (Alias)), date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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