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Samuel Mark Yarham

Samuel Mark Yarham, one of 180 convicts transported on the Shipley, 22 May 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Mark Yarham
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny from a person
Convicted at: Norfolk Norwich City Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Shipley
Departure date: 22nd May, 1820
Arrival date: 26th September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 318
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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D Wong on 31st October, 2020 wrote:

Norfolk Chronicle Norfolk, England
17 Jul 1819
Samuel Mark Yarham, Edwd, Brazill, and Robt. Lovick, were severally convicted of stealing on the 10th June last, a sack containing a cotton bag, three linen shirt-collars, two pair of risbands, a pair of man’s worsted stockings, and a cambric muslin handkerchief, marked T. W. two earthen jugs, & a large quantity of china, glass, and earthenware, valued altogether at 2l.3s.6d. the property of Mr. Thos. Woods, Hawker, and sentenced Yarham, to seven years transportation, and Brazil and Lovick, each to twelve month’s imprisonment and to be privately whipped.

Samuel Mark Yarham was listed as 17 years old on arrival.

Occupation: Farm Boy.

Samuel was 5’1” tall, fair ruddy complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes.

13/7/1826: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 31st October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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