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Judah Solomon, one of 160 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 17 September 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 232. Tasmanian Archives - convict record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-38,370,76,F,60.
||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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Sally Steel on 13th April, 2015 wrote:
Judah and his brother were convicted in 1819 for “hiring burglers to repossess unpaid for goods”. The mandatory death sentences were quickly converted to transportation for life and they set up in business in Hobart Town soon after arrival there in 1820. Joseph moved north to Evandale and Judah remained a convict until his death, which meant he was unable to return to London to divorce his wife under Jewish law. He donated part of his land to build the Hobart Synagogue and his lovely house has pride of place on the corner of Liverpool and Argyle streets in the city. His wife and several of his children followed him to Tasmania.
greg petersen on 10th September, 2017 wrote:
Sent to VDL onboard Castle Forbes
Conditional pardon, 24th February 1832
Maureen Withey on 22nd January, 2020 wrote:
List of men sent from England to Port Jackson per Prince Regent (Anderson) to Hobart Town per Castle Forbes.
Judah Solomon, age 38, labourer, Tried at Kent, Aug 1819, Life, Jew.
Convict Changes History
Sally Steel on 13th April, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1777 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1856 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
Nell Murphy on 27th January, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 232. Tasmanian Archives - convict record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-38,370,76,F,60. (prev. Australian Join