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Robson Botterill

Robson Botterill, one of 289 convicts transported on the Thomas Arbuthnot, 06 January 1847

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robson Botterill
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Drapers boy
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 from a person
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Thomas Arbuthnot
Departure date: 6th January, 1847
Arrival date: 4th May, 1847
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land [convicts disembarked at Port Phillip, not Van Diemen's Land]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 142
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

Ruth Symons on 31st July, 2015 wrote:

1142. ROBSON BOTTERILL was indicted for stealing 85 yards of lawn, value 6l.; and 12 handkerchiefs, 16s.: also 12 handkerchiefs, 16s., the goods of John Boyd and another, his master; to both which he pleaded GUILTY. Aged 22. Transported for Seven Years.

Jillian Brewer on 2nd July, 2021 wrote:

On arrival, Botterill was engaged as a shopman by Mr Hart for Melbourne.  He returned to England in January 1868 and died in Yorkshire.

Convict Changes History

Ruth Symons on 31st July, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1872 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Jillian Brewer on 2nd July, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 0000 (prev. 1872)

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