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life span was 51 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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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.
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