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Robert Bergin

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Bergin
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 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Kilkenny, Ireland
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Rodney
Departure date: 24th November, 1852
Arrival date: 12th February, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-113,350,25,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 13th May, 2013 wrote:

Robert Bergin was convicted at Kilkenny 5 Jul 1851 for Larceny - stealing clothes. 7 yr sentence. Previous conviction. Prison report: incorrigible. Spike Island report: Good.
Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rodney’ arriving 12/02/1853.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th May, 2013 wrote:

Single man; aged 22yrs; 5’4”; labourer; Roman Catholic; can read & write; sallow complexion; dk brown hair; blue eyes.
Native Place: Kilkenny, Ireland.

14 mths Probation.
09/06/1853: Prisoner Barracks, Hobart - abscond. 9mths hard labour.
11/12/1854: Abscond.
24/03/1856: Longford - abscond. 12mths hard labour.
01/05/1856: abscond. Found 06/05/1856.

Certificate of Freedom, Launceston 20/08/1858.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 13th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1831, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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