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Robert Abbott, one of 170 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, 14 November 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||28th October, 1841
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 526
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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D Wong on 15th February, 2019 wrote:
4/4/1828 Cambridge Chronicle and Journal Cambridgeshire, England:
Robert Abbott and Samuel Rose, for breaking into the dwelling-house of Mr. E. Rodwell, of Wetheringsett, and stealing 9l. 10s 6d., two watches, &c.
Samuel Rose was also on board.
Robert Abbott was 18 years old on arrival. (Hand written Indent on Ancestry.com states 18 years old but also has him as 28 years old on typed record).
Native Place: Suffolk.
Robert was illiterate, single, 5’5” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair, dark brown eyes, two scars under left eye.
Assigned to J.B. Bellington, Sydney.
28/10/1841: Robert Abbott - Listed as Abbot died, District/Parish: Oatlands, Parramatta Island. Assigned to B Bettes.
Died at the Parramatta hospital.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 15th February, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th October, 1841 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime