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Frederick Severn, one of 280 convicts transported on the Eden, 12 March 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||3rd June, 1854
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 22
||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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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.
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