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Robert Anthony

Robert Anthony, one of 160 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 01 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Anthony
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1776
Occupation: Shepherd
Date of Death: 1840
Age: 64 years

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 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Devon Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Sir Charles Forbes
Departure date: 1st April, 1830
Arrival date: 27th July, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 289 (147). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct Record pg 9, Indent pg 112.
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd January, 2014 wrote:

Robert ANTHONY was convicted at Exeter, Devon on 20/10/1829 for stealing fowls. 14 yr transportation sentence. Gaol Report: transportation sentence previously.
Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Sir Charles Forbes’, arriving July 1830.

Aged 54yrs; born 1776 Newberry, nr Plymouth; shepherd; 5’3 1/4”; widower, 9 children.

Assignments of service in the Colony.
Recorded 1830-1835 for Public Works.

Died 1840.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd January, 2014 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 289 (147). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct Record pg 9, Indent pg 112. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Pi

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