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Solomon (Sol) Reuben (1807–1849)

Solomon Reuben, a salesman, was sentenced to life transportation for assault with intent to rob. He arrived in Sydney in 1831 aboard the Georgiana. According to the ship's indent he had no previous convictions, could read and write and was 5 feet 1¼ inches (155 cms) tall.  He had a dark, ruddy, pockpitted complexion; dark brown eyes, and dark brown hair.

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London, Middlesex, England


21 August, 1849 (aged ~ 42)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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Convict Record

Crime: assault and robbery
Sentence: life