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Abel Sant, one of 144 convicts transported on the Adamant, 26 March 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||22nd October, 1780
|Date of Death:
||4th December, 1858
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Chester Quarter Sessions
26th March, 1821
8th September, 1821
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 143 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 10
||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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Ric Cantrell on 21st December, 2014 wrote:
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Maureen Withey on 22nd December, 2019 wrote:
Adamant: Surgeon’s Log: National Archives ADM 101/1/2/1
Folio 1: 19th March 1821; received eighty convicts from the Justitia, No sick.
Folio 5: 4th April 1821; struck one iron off Abel [Sants?] who assisted in shaving the men.
Folios 8-10: Abel Sants, aged 39, convict, taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, rheumatism, severe pain in his right thigh and knee; put on sick list 13 April 1821, discharged 19 April 1821.
Maureen Withey on 15th February, 2020 wrote:
The Monitor (Sydney) 30 April 1828.
THE undermentioned Persons have obtained Certificates of Freedom, during the last week; viz.—
Adamant — Abel Sant.
Convict Changes History
Ric Cantrell on 21st December, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 22nd October, 1780 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th December, 1858 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime
Maureen Withey on 22nd December, 2019 made the following changes: