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Matthew Sellers, one of 279 convicts transported on the Larkins, 11 June 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||27th February, 1833
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
11th June, 1831
19th October, 1831
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 278 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 120
||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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D Wong on 1st May, 2013 wrote:
Matthew Sellers was 12 years old when convicted, along with his brother William (charged under the name of John Sellers at the Old Bailey) and also John Watkins (John 1832 to NSW) of stealing 1 shirt, value 15s., the goods of Ann Wright.
Matthew was 15 years old on arrival in VDL. He was 4’10 1/2” tall, M on left arm, could read and write, protestant, blue eyes, light brown hair.
1832 Muster: Assigned to Mr Pragnell.
27/2/1833: Matthew was accidentally killed.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 1st May, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1817, date of death 27th February, 1833, gender, occupation, crime