Samuel James Thorley [Convict "Active" 1791]

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Samuel James Thorley

Birthplace: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK
Death: August 09, 1821 (51-52)
Richmond, NSW, Australia
Place of Burial: Richmond, New South Wales, Australia
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel George Thorley and Elizabeth Thorley
Husband of Agnes (Shields - Shales) Parnell - Thorley [Free Settler "Ganges" 1797]
Father of Philip Thorley; Agnes Williams Thorley; Samuel James Thorley; Elizabeth Thorley; James Thorley and 4 others
Brother of Ann Thorley; John Thorley; William Thorley; John Thorley; James Thorley and 2 others

Occupation: Convict
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About Samuel James Thorley [Convict "Active" 1791]

Samuel THORLEY was born c1768 (son of Samuel THORLEY and Elizabeth ?)

Samuel was convicted for stealing with William VALE and sentenced to 7 years transportation. He arrived in Sydney Cove in 9/7/1791 on "Active"

Samuel had a relationship with Agnes SHIELDS (they married on 18/4/1811 at Sydney) and they had the following children

  • Philip 1799
  • Agnes 1801
  • Samuel 1804
  • Elizabeth 1806
  • James 1810-1812
  • William 1812
  • Charles 1816
  • John 1817-1817

Samuel died 9/8/1821 Richmond

Died # Age 52 #V182166 156 & #V18215183 2B

  1. Burial: 8 DEC 1821 Thorley Vault, St. Peters' Cemetery, Richmond, NSW, Australia
  2. Emigration: 27 MAR 1791 "Active" 3rd Fleet ex Portsmouth, England
  3. Immigration: 26 SEP 1791 "Active" 3rd Fleet arrived Sydney Cove, NSW, Australia
  4. Reference Number: 20273
  5. Note:
   Sentenced Old Bailey 26th May 1790 to 7 years for stealing clothes from a house, left from Portsmouth 27th March 1791, arrived 26th Sep 1791 on the 'Active' (3rd fleet)
   For more info see
   Bench of Magistrates Cases, 1788-1820
   Surname FirstName Date Qualifier Date Page Bundle Reel Charge or Nature of Document Item Identifier COD Remarks
   THORLEY - 5/01/1799 28 655 On a list of Returns of Summonses [SZ767] COD 77
   THORLEY Samuel 25/02/1809 657 On a list of licences granted - Sydney [SZ770] COD 231
   THORLEY Samuel 28/12/1798 19 655 On a list of Summonses Granted for 5 January 1799 [SZ767] COD 77
   THORLEY Samuel 16/02/1811 658 On a list of licences granted to retail wine and spirituous liquors [SZ772] COD 233
   THORLEY Samuel (?) 24/06/1809 657 Purchasing knives and forks that had been stolen from Captain Townson [SZ770] COD 231
   * Married: 18 APR 1811 in St Phillip's, Church of England, Sydney, NSW, Australia #V1811210 5 & #V18111204 3A 

Draycott, Draycot, or Draycott-in-the-Moors, a village and a parish in Staffordshire. The village stands near the river Blythe, half a mile NNE of Creswell station on the North Staffordshire railway, and 2 1/2 miles SW by S of Cheadle, and has a post office under Stoke-upon-Trent; money order office, Blythe Bridge; telegraph office, Cheadle. The parish includes also the villages of Totmonslow and Creswell. Acreage, 3907; population, 367. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield; net value, £350 with residence. The church is ancient, and contains some old monuments to members of the Draycot family.


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Samuel James Thorley [Convict "Active" 1791]'s Timeline

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK
August 4, 1799
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
September 10, 1801
Sydney Cove
February 13, 1804
Sydney Cove
July 25, 1806
Sydney Cove