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Samuel Speed

Samuel Speed, one of 277 convicts transported on the Belgravia, 04 April 1866

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Speed
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1841
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 8th December, 1938
Age: 97 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 7 years

Crime: Arson
Convicted at: Oxfordshire. Assizes Oxford
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Belgravia
Departure date: 4th April, 1866
Arrival date: 4th July, 1866
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 276 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 150
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

Lachlan on 14th January, 2018 wrote:

Last living convict. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-10/australias-last-convicts/9317172

Convict Changes History

Lachlan on 14th January, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1841 (prev. 0000), date of death: 8th December, 1938 (prev. 0000), crime

Iris Dunne on 14th January, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m

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