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Robert Coad

Robert Coad, one of 224 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 18 November 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Coad
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 3rd November, 1811
Occupation: Bullock driver
Date of Death: 13th April, 1863
Age: 51 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Cornwall Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 18th November, 1834
Arrival date: 3rd March, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 225 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 463 (233)
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

Lyndal Corner on 15th November, 2016 wrote:

married Prudence Burrows on the 16th March 1845,and had ten children. She died 2nd March 1895 in St Arnaud Victoria.

Convict Changes History

Leslie Coad on 14th March, 2014 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

Lyndal Corner on 15th November, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 3rd November, 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 13th April, 1863 (prev. 0000), occupation

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