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Robert Cana, one of 174 convicts transported on the Fanny, 25 August 1815
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Norfolk, Borough of Kings Lynn Quarter Sessions and Gaol Delivery
25th August, 1815
18th January, 1816
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 173 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 227 (115)
||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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D Wong on 23rd April, 2019 wrote:
Robert Cana, 21, was tried with George Cana, 55. (Father??) Both were Sailors.
Native Place: Lynn.
Robert was 5’3½” fair complexion, black hair, hazel eyes.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
CANA, Robert. Per “Fanny”, 1816
1819 Aug 31: On list of prisoners to be sent to Newcastle per “Lady Nelson” (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.234)
1820 Jan 13: Prisoner at Newcastle claiming expiration of sentence; re details of sentence of (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.178)
Convict Changes History
Eugen Dorobantu on 19th April, 2019 made the following changes:
alias1: Chiru, crime
D Wong on 23rd April, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1792 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation