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Samuel Wells, one of 160 convicts transported on the Surrey, 02 October 1822
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 55 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 227 (114)
||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 28th January, 2012 wrote:
Samuel Wells was originally sentenced to death for the crime of horse stealing - it was later changed to 14 years transportation
Maureen Withey on 17th April, 2019 wrote:
Salisbury. The following prisoners were tried and sentenced as under: Death – ...Samuel Wells, for stealing a mare belonging to James Read,...(All the above prisoners, nineteen in number, have been reprieved.) Salisbury and Winchester Journal,
18 Mar 1822
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 28th January, 2012 made the following changes: