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Samuel Taylor

Samuel Taylor, one of 190 convicts transported on the Mangles, 29 March 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Taylor
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 29th March, 1820
Arrival date: 7th August, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 279 (141)
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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Anonymous on 24th July, 2011 wrote:

Samuel Taylor born 26 June 1799, London, England. Died 15 Aug 1878 Rylstone, NSW, Australia.
Married Mary Brady from County Clare an Irish Convict on 25 June 1828 at Windsor, NSW, Australia. Samuels father parents were John Taylor born 8 July 1773 at Normandy, Yorkshire, England and Hannah Harper born 1777 England, died 17 Oct 1849 at Albrighton, Shropshire, England.

Maureen Withey on 19th October, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 19 October 2020), September 1819, trial of SAMUEL TAYLOR JAMES HARRIS FRANCIS KNIGHT (t18190915-230).

SAMUEL TAYLOR, JAMES HARRIS, FRANCIS KNIGHT, Theft > grand larceny, 15th September 1819.
1304. SAMUEL TAYLOR . JAMES HARRIS , and FRANCIS KNIGHT were indicted for stealing, on the 7th of September , one coat, value 2 s., and one key, value 6 d. , the property of Joseph Quilliot .
JOSEPH QUILLIOT . I live at Newington. I lost my coat and key from Mr. Carter’s garden, at Kingsland , where I was at work. It was afterwards brought to me.
WILLIAM HUTT . I am a grocer, and live at Kingsland. I saw Harris go into Mr. Carter’s garden, and take the coat - he came out and gave it to Taylor. Knight was with them. I had seen all three together before - they all three ran away. I went home and told my master. They were all three apprehended together about a quarter of an hour after; I had noticed them lurking about together for sometime before.
JOHN BUMPSTEAD . I am a publican, and live at Kingsland. I saw the three prisoners run by my house, Taylor had the coat. I called Stop thief! and some brickmaker’s stopped them. Taylor threw it down.
(Property produced and sworn to.)
TAYLOR’S Defence. I know nothing of it. I was throwing a stone, and accidentally hit a gentleman, he ran after me, and I was taken.
TAYLOR - GUILTY . Aged 16.
HARRIS - GUILTY . Aged 17.
KNIGHT - GUILTY . Aged 17.
Transported for Seven Years.
Third Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.


Colonial Secretary Index.

TAYLOR, Samuel. Per “Mangles” (1).

1822 Oct 14 - On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3291; 4/4570D p.122)
1824 May 11 - On list of convicts no longer employed by John Campbell (Fiche 3081; 4/1836B No.160 p.735)
1825 Jan 8, Feb 28 - Convict employed by John Campbell (Fiche 3123; 4/1840C No.110 pp.611, 613)


HIS Excellency the Governor has been pleased to approve of the following Appointments in the Police of the Colony :
Windsor. — Samuel Taylor, per Mangles, to be Constable, in the room of Thomas Roper, per ship Agamemnon, resigned, to bear date the 1st Instant.
By Command of His Excellency the Governor,  ALEXANDER M’LEAY.
The Gleaner, 3 May 1827.


1828 Census Index.
Samuel Taylor. Age 25, F.S. Mangles, 1820, 7 years, protestant, Constable,  Windsor district.
Mary Taylor, age 23, G.S. Brothers 1826, 7 years, protestant.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 19th October, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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