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Reuben Russell

Reuben Russell, one of 236 convicts transported on the Hashemy, 02 December 1848

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Reuben Russell
Aliases: Williams, John (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: 22nd February, 1909
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 10 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Kent, Boro of Faversham Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Hashemy
Departure date: 2nd December, 1848
Arrival date: 9th June, 1849
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 238 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 367 (185)
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

M L Mason on 8th November, 2016 wrote:

received a pardon, 13 Feb 1856,no 56/15
Reuben was from the Isle of Sheppey, Sheerness. Kent. England.1 of 13 children
Marr Marion Allison B 1830 Scotland. D 1923 Sydney.
Interred; Rookwood Cemetary Sydney NSW
parents; Samuel Russell.Born 1798 Sheerness. Kent.
Died 1857 Sheerness. buried Chatham Jewish Cemetery Kent Mum Catherine Myers, B1798.D 1875

Convict Changes History

M L Mason on 8th November, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Williams, John (alias) (prev. Williams, John (Alias)), date of death: 22nd February, 1909 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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