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Robert Appleby

Robert Appleby, one of 270 convicts transported on the William Jardine, 10 August 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Appleby
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1826
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 31st March, 1887
Age: 61 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Charged with an offence against the crown (smuggling)
Convicted at: Bedford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: William Jardine
Departure date: 10th August, 1844
Arrival date: 20th November, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 139 (71)
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

Lesley Duvall Twidle on 13th February, 2017 wrote:

Married Ellen Sheehan 5/11/1851, Longford. Blacksmith ?.
Had 8 children
Parents Richard & Sarah

Convict Changes History

Lesley Duvall Twidle on 13th February, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1826 (prev. 0000), date of death: 31st March, 1887 (prev. 0000), crime

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