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William Sampson

William Sampson, one of 179 convicts transported on the Agamemnon, 22 April 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Sampson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Session of Peace
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Agamemnon
Departure date: 22nd April, 1820
Arrival date: 22nd September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 297 (150)
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

Maureen Withey on 30th May, 2020 wrote:

ADM 101/1/6 1820
Medical journal of the convict ship Agamemnon for 6 April and 29 September 1820 by Surgeon Dr James Hall.
Folios 3-22: William Sampson, aged 14, Convict; sick or hurt, Cynanche (throat disease - croup, quinsy); sudden night time pain in the head and members, cold body, lassitude, dry skin, high thirst, pulse depressed (washed feet, face and hands in hot water, induced vomiting); put on sick list, 22 April 1820, discharged.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 30th May, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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