Transport register for the Admiral Gambier, July 1808 (HO 11/1 folio 411)
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Extract from the transportation register for the Admiral Gambier, 1808 (HO 11/1 folio 411)
|William Hawkins||Middlesex Gaol Delivery||17 Sep 1806||Life|
|Robert Harrison als Brown||Do||Do||Do|
|George Sheals||Do||3 Dec 1806||Life|
|William Marsden||Do||14 Jan 1807||Life|
|James Butler||Do||14 Jan 1807||Life|
|Elizabeth ux Edward Cobb||Do||14 Jan 1807||7 Years|
|Timothy Quin||Do||14 Jan 1807||7 Years|
|George Grove||Do||18 Feb 1807||7 Years|
|James Mackey||Do||18 Feb 1807||7 Years|
|Thomas Hayes||Do||8 April 1807||Life|
|John McCarthy||Do||8 April 1807||7 Years|
|George Olaffe als Oliffe als Patchell||Do||8 April 1807||7 Years|
1. Approximately 278 convicts are recorded in folios 405-418 of HO 11/1 (202 male; 76 female). These convicts were transported on the Admiral Gambier and the Eolus (also spelt Aeolus) in July 1808. Folio 411 (transcribed above) records 22 of the 200 convicts transported on the Admiral Gambier, of which 197 reportedly arrived in Sydney on 20 December 1808 (3 male convicts presumed dead en route). All of the convicts on the Eolus landed safely on 26 January 1809.
2. Usually convicts were transported for 7-years, 14-years or Life.
3. Als: alias
4. Ux: abbreviated form of 'uxor', meaning 'wife of'
5. 'Ditto' or 'Do' - as previously listed