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Robert Anthony, one of 160 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 01 April 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||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.
||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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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.
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