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Robert Abel

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Abel
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Old Bailey
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Alexander
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 26th January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 11 other convicts


Primary source: http://www.historyaustralia.org.au
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 12th May, 2016 wrote:

Robert Abel was convicted at the Old Bailey, London on 15 Dec 1784 for Highway Robbery, with violence - a pistol. He was given a death sentence but it was commuted to 7yrs transportation to Australia.  Arrived on the ‘Alexander’ to New South Wales 1788.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 12th May, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://www.historyaustralia.org.au (prev. ), firstname: Robert, surname: Abel, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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