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Moses Tucker

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Moses Tucker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1752
Occupation: Carpenter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Fraud
Convicted at: Devon, Plymouth Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 21st January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 103 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Eric Harry Daly on 13th January, 2013 wrote:

Moses Tucker was tried at Plymouth, Devon on 7 June 1786 for fraud (false pretences). He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years and left England on the Friendship aged about 35 at that time (May 1787). His occupation was listed as labourer or carpenter.He left NSW in 1793.
Was press ganged into the navy at St Kitts, Leeward Islands in 1785.Report from Dunkirk hulk was “tolerably decent and orderly”. On 1 November 1788 sentenced to receive 200 lashes for stealing some boards, but later forgiven part of the punishment.

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Eric Harry Daly on 13th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, source, date of birth 1752, gender, occupation, crime

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