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Reubin Eckersley, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 March 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, Saturday 23 August 1834 page 4
||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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Lavinia on 27th August, 2015 wrote:
Of Lancashire, Labourer, 5 feet 4 1/4, brown hair, hazel eyes, fair to red complexion, M M and R E on left arm, R E and moon and scars on right.
D Wong on 28th August, 2015 wrote:
Reuben’s occupation was a ‘Cotton spinner/bricklayer’s labourer.
Absconded at least 3 times.
14/8/1829: Windsor Criminal Court:
Stealing under £5 - sentenced to 7 years transportation and was sent to Moreton Bay—returned to Sydney 12/11/1836.
11/10/1851: Unclaimed letter at the Melbourne General Post Office.
Convict Changes History
Lavinia on 27th August, 2015 made the following changes:
source: The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, Saturday 23 August 1834 page 4 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 114), date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), occupation
D Wong on 28th August, 2015 made the following changes:
alias1: Reuben, gender: m, occupation, crime