Matthew FAGG

Matthew FAGG[1]

Male 1822 - 1908  (86 years)Deceased

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  • Name Matthew FAGG 
    Born 1822  Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 14 Apr 1822  St John the Baptist, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Prison 25 Mar 1848  Maidstone, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sentenced to 10 years transportation for highway robbery and sheep stealing in Barham. 
    Transportation 19 Aug 1850  Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 10 Jul 1908  Beltana, Tasmania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID I1592  WILLIS01
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2014 

    Father Ancestors William FAGG,   b. 1789, Ash-By-Sandwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1873, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Sarah CHILD 
    Married 31 Mar 1810  St Mary the Virgin, Dover, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 6 children 
    Family ID F747  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner 1 Frances Petley ROUSLE,   b. 1824, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1858, Richmond, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1844  St John the Baptist, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Petley ROUSLE,   b. 1842, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Adopted]
    Married: 1x2. Sarah Ann FAGG,   b. 1845, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married 1853  Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 13 May 2011 
    Family ID F1125  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner 3 Jane GOSSETT,   b. 1836, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1914, New Town Infirmary, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1863  Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Matthew FAGG,   b. 14 Sep 1863, Clarence, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1935, Newtown Rest Home, Newtown, Tasmania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +2. William Herbert FAGG,   b. 28 Jan 1870, Clarence, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1957, 2 Wellington Drive, Bellerive, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F766  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1822 - Barham, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTransportation - Transported to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) - one of 312 convicts on board the'Rodney' - 19 Aug 1850 - Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    FAGG, Matthew - record of conviction and transportation
    FAGG, Matthew - record of conviction and transportation
    In 1848 Matthew was convicted of sheep stealing and highway robbery at the Canterbury Assizes. He was sentenced to ten years transportation to Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania).

    Histories
    Matthew Fagg (1822-1908) – transported to Tasmania for stealing a sheep
    Matthew Fagg (1822-1908) – transported to Tasmania for stealing a sheep
    Between 1804 and 1853 the British Government transported around 76,000 convicts to the colony of Van Diemen’s Land (now called Tasmania).

    One of those was Matthew Fagg, a farm labourer and hop grower from Barham in Kent.

    Emigration
    Matthew Fagg - convict record
    Matthew Fagg - convict record
    Indents of Male Convicts aboard the Maria Somes 9 Aug 1850, the Nile 3 Oct 1850, the Rodney 28 Nov 1850, and the Cornwall 11 Jun 1851

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