Samuel Thorley, convict "Active" 1791

Is your surname Thorley?

Research the Thorley family

Samuel Thorley, convict "Active" 1791's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Samuel Thorley, convict "Active" 1791

Birthplace: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK
Death: Died in Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, Australia
Place of Burial: Richmond, New South Wales, Australia
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Thorley and Elizabeth Thorley
Husband of Agnes Thorley, free "Ganges" 1797
Father of Phillip Thorley; Samuel James Thorley; Elizabeth Thorley; James Thorley; William Thorley and 4 others
Brother of Ann Booth; William Thorley; John Thorley; Ann Thorley; John Thorley and 3 others

Occupation: Convict
Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About Samuel Thorley, convict "Active" 1791

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.

view all 19

Samuel Thorley, convict "Active" 1791's Timeline

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK
August 4, 1799
Age 30
September 10, 1801
Age 32
Sydney Cove
Age 32
February 13, 1804
Age 35
Sydney Cove