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Percival, Samuel (1804–1883)

Samuel Percival was sentenced to life transportation for house breaking. He arrived in Sydney aboard the Manlius in 1827.

His occupation was given as silk weaver. He was granted a ticket of leave in 1835.

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'Percival, Samuel (1804–1883)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/percival-samuel-24692/text33344, accessed 27 July 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

January 1804
London, Middlesex, England

Death

10 December 1883
Nowra, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (not specified)

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Crime: theft
Sentence: life