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Robert Allison

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Allison
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1831
Occupation: Labourer
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 2 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 2 years
Ship: -
Departure date:
Arrival date*: -
Place of arrival -
Passenger manifest -
* Arrival date is estimated

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records - linctas. Trove newspapers http://trove.nla.gov.au/
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 3rd February, 2017 wrote:

Robert ALLISON came free to Australia from Glasgow, Scotland.  He was convicted at Launceston, Tasmania on 30 Sept 1856 for stealing a shawl and other items in a bag from a Thomas Gleeson. 2 yr imprisonment sentence.

Aged 25yrs; labourer; 5’9”; fresh complexion; dk hair; grey eyes; married man.
Native place of birth: Glasgow, Scotland.

At the time of offence, the newspaper reports that Robert Allison was a watch house keeper at Evandale, Tasmania.

Station Gang: Prison Barracks, Hobart.
11 April 1857: at Port Arthur Penal Settlement - escaping from place of labour. 18mths imprisonment, with hard labour (first 6,mths to be undergone in chains).
17 April 1857: Port Arthur - disobedience of orders. Reprimand.
24 June 1857: Port Arthur - profane language. 5 days solitary confinement.
30 July 1857: Port Arthur - disobedience of orders. 14 days solitary confinement.
19 Feb 1858: Port Arthur - neglect of duty. 10 days solitary confinement.
6 Oct 1858: Prison Barracks, Hobart.
8 Oct 1858: Freedom

(A Robert Allison, aged 22 yrs,  arrived in Tasmania from Melbourne, Victoria in 1854 on the ship ‘Tasmania’. ref. CB7/13/1/1/1 P148 )

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 3rd February, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 2 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records - linctas. Trove newspapers http://trove.nla.gov.au/ (prev. ), firstname: Robert, surname: Allison, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of deat

Nell Murphy on 3rd February, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1831 (prev. 0000), occupation

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