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life span was 61 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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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.
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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