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Robert Blakey, one of 294 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 27 August 1852
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 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 519 (262)
||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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Leonie Dolley on 10th April, 2013 wrote:
Samuel died in the Hobart Hospital.
D Wong on 7th January, 2017 wrote:
Robert Blakey was transported for ‘Stealing a hat’.
Robert was 5’ 8 1/2” tall, florrid complexion, dark brown hair, reddish whiskers, blue eyes, NP:Leeds, nose has been broken, scar over right eyebrow.
Brothers: Thomas, William James,
Sisters: Emma, Mary, at native place.
14/2/54: TOL revoked.
August 1857: CP
In later life Robert became somewhat of a vagrant with many court appearances for minor crimes. In 1861 he was at Port Arthur.
8/1/1884: Robert died in gaol in Hobart of ‘Apoplexy’.
Convict Changes History
Leonie Dolley on 10th April, 2013 made the following changes:
date of death 1884, gender, occupation, crime
D Wong on 7th January, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1819 (prev. 0000)