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Robert Barclay

Robert Barclay, one of 250 convicts transported on the Hive, 15 January 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Barclay
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Forgery
Convicted at: Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hive
Departure date: 15th January, 1834
Arrival date: 11th June, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 252 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 286
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 237
Name; Robert Barclay
Age; 34
Read & write, Married, 1 male child
Native Place; Forfar
Offence; Forgery
Trade or calling; Seaman
Trial Date; 8 Nov 1833.
Height; 5 ft. 9 1/4 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Brown
Completion; Dark Ruddy
Remarks 42/1532
Additional remarks noted against name; BROTHER IN LAW; Andrew Munro came free 5 years ago

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, Applications for Free Passage for Families of Convicts, 1835-1842
1 Sept 1834. 50 Lashes for having a false Pass
19 June 1839. 14 days cells. Neglect
Obtained a Ticket of Leave No; 42/1532
Recommended 22 July 1842. Allowed

Wife’s name; Julia McBride.
Residence; 18 Artillery Lane, Bishopgate. London
Son; Robert Elliott Barclay

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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