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Abraham Sampson, one of 290 convicts transported on the Asia, 05 November 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 211 (108)
||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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Eric Harry Daly on 3rd January, 2013 wrote:
Trade: able seaman, shoemaker 2 years
Head: large, round
Hair: black woolley
Whiskers: black woolley
Eyes: light brown
Mouth: wide, lips thick
Remarks: circle crucifix, part mans head, A.B.R.A.H.A.M., S.A.M., sun and moon, P.Y.O.N.,glass and jug, pipe, mermaid, rope and anchor, right arm.
bottle 2 glass’s, tumbler, 2 pipes, rope and anchor, moon, 7 stars, woman, E.L., on left arm.
Native Place: Nevis (West Indies)
Tried: 28 Apr 1835 (St Christopher West Indies)
Arrived: 21 Feb 1836 (Van Diemans Land)
Sentence: 7 years
Transported For: piracy
Goal Report: none
Hulk Report: none
Stated this offence, piracy, i was in charge of the vessel Beatrice which was stranded.
Twice punished in the Militia.
Surgeons Report: well behaved
Conduct While In The Colony:
5 Dec 1836: watchman, absent from duty- tread wheel 6 days.
14 Jan 1837: marine department, neglect of duty- reprimanded.
17 Jul 1837: marine department, disobedience of orders- 3 months labour on the roads.
15 Nov 1837: to be kept, Bagdad Road.
Conditional Pardon: 31 Dec 1836
Convict Changes History
Eric Harry Daly on 3rd January, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1807, gender, occupation, crime