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Robert Burk, one of 250 convicts transported on the General Stewart, 19 July 1818
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 77 (40)
||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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Maureen Withey on 5th May, 2019 wrote:
Charles Taylor, Emmanuel White and Robert Burke, for having in their possession forged bank notes, knowing them to be forged, to be transported for 14 years. Salisbury Journal, 16 Mar 1818
HO 9-9-1 Records of Laurel, Hardy and York Hulks, in Portsmouth Harbour, 1805-1831, page 43.
Received from Wiltshire May 1818, (19 prisoners)
Robt Burke, age 20, convicted at Wilts Assizes for having forged notes in his possession, 7 March 1818, sentenced to transportation for 14 years. Discharged (to ship) 30 June 1818, NSW.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 5th May, 2019 made the following changes:
alias1: Burke, crime