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Robert Burton

Robert Burton, one of 230 convicts transported on the Dudbrook, 17 November 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Burton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 12th May, 1829
Occupation: Landlord
Date of Death: 3rd April, 1860
Age: 30 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Scotland Perth Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Dudbrook
Departure date: 17th November, 1852
Arrival date: 7th February, 1853
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 234 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 584
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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Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 4th April, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1829-05-12, date of death 1860-04-03, gender m

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