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Davis, Samuel (1813–1893)

Samuel Davis, a hawker, was sentenced to seven years transportation for robbing a synagogue. He arrived in Sydney in 1831 aboard the Georginia. He was described as being 5 feet ½ inch (153.5cm) tall, with a ruddy complexion, brown hair, and hazel grey eyes. He could read and write. He was assigned to R. M. Campbell of Argyle and received a ticket of leave on 19 April 1836 and a certificate of freedom in 1838.

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'Davis, Samuel (1813–1893)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/davis-samuel-20794/text36669, accessed 1 March 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1813
London, Middlesex, England

Death

27 December 1893
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years