Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

Frederick Severn

Frederick Severn, one of 280 convicts transported on the Eden, 12 March 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Frederick Severn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 3rd June, 1854
Age: 40 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing a gun
Convicted at: Leicester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Eden
Departure date: 12th March, 1842
Arrival date: 5th July, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 280 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 22
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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If Frederick Severn was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about Frederick Severn?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 20th February, 2017 wrote:

Frederick SEVERN was convicted at Leicester on 3 Jan 1842 for stealing a gun. 10yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Eden’ arriving 5 July 1842. Gaol & Hulk Reports: “Good”.

Aged 28yrs; single man; farm labourer; fresh complexion; black hair; brown hair; can read & write; Protestant.
Native Place: Ashby de la Zouch, England.
Mother: Anna
Brothers: William & Luke
Sisters: Anna & Sarah

VDL Conduct Record:
Probation Period 2 1/2 years.
27 July 1847: Ticket of Leave granted.
4 Dec 1849: Conditional Pardon approved.

3 June 1854: Died, of inflammation. Hamilton district, Tasmania. (ref. 35/1/23 no. 109)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 20th February, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1814 (prev. 0000), date of death: 3rd June, 1854 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au