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Robert Dudlow

Robert Dudlow, one of 204 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 29 March 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Dudlow
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House robbery
Convicted at: Chester Session of Pleas
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 29th March, 1824
Arrival date: 21st July, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 203 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 127 (65)
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

greg petersen on 1st July, 2017 wrote:

Native of Sherbroke, Cheshire, transported 7 years for stealing in a dwelling house, convicted 7th August 1823 at Chester, aged 24.
physical description noted as:
Height: 5’ 4 ½ “, Hair: D Brown,Eyes: Brown
remarks: dimple on chin, anchor back right hand and indecent word back rt hand (4 letters ref female genitalia, this was in defiance of rule 276: “except when at labour clothing must be kept closely buttoned up” the convict was to obey also rule 284: “every time he passed a superior a convict had to raise his hand to his cap”, this forced show of respect in Dudlows case became an insult)R.P. mermaid, P.S., Head of horse rt arm.
W.D., mermaid, woman, heart on chest, red marks left arm.
freedom certificate # 266, 8th September 1830
Gaol report: “Twice before convicted”
Hulk report: “Bad”

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 1st July, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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