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Frederick Scammell

Frederick Scammell, one of 200 convicts transported on the Hercules, 14 June 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Frederick Scammell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Butcher's boy
Date of Death: 1848
Age: 35 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hercules
Departure date: 14th June, 1832
Arrival date: 16th October, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 357(179)
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

Anonymous on 11th July, 2012 wrote:

Frederick Scammell was 14 years old and indicted for stealing snuff boxes.

He was protestant, single, native place:London, 4’6" tall, ruddy little pocked, light brown hair, chestnut eyes.

October 1832: Assigned to J P Webber, Paterson’s River.
1837 Muster: Age 18 assigned to Alexander Park, Paterson.

18/11/1839: COF.

1839: Married Lucy Evenden, they had 7 children, the last one born in 1849, so after Fred had died.

October 1848: Frederick died, Sydney.

Lucy then married Reuben/Rubern Sheather in Yass in 1851, Reuben died in 1904 in Tumbarumba.

Lucy died in 1886 in Central Cumberland.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 11th July, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1813-00-00, date of death 1848-00-00, gender m

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