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Robert Edmonston, one of 220 convicts transported on the George the Third, 12 December 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Edmonstone, Edmondston, Edmondstone
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||8th August, 1813
|Date of Death:
||20th March, 1886
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 494
||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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Skemp on 19th April, 2012 wrote:
Robert was born in Edinburgh, Scotland to John Edmonston & Elizabeth Allan. Robert married Harriet Cameron in 1842 in Melbourne, Victoria. Robert & Harriet raised a known 6 children in Victoria.
D Wong on 8th January, 2014 wrote:
Robert Edmonston was transported, along with James Brown (Bengal Merchant 1834 NSW). Robert was a “Ostler/Groom”, and his address was Rose Street, Edinburgh.
Robert was 5’6 1/2” tall, brown eyes, black hair, fresh complexion, single, pockpitted.
1835: Assigned to Capt. McKay.
1841: Free Certificate.
Robert died at Ararat, Victoria, aged 74
Adrian Willoughby on 19th February, 2019 wrote:
Departed 9 July 1841 from Launceston, Tasmania on “Paul Pry” bound for Port Phillip, Victoria.
Convict Changes History
Skemp on 19th April, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1813-08-08, date of death 1886-03-20, gender m
D Wong on 8th January, 2014 made the following changes:
Adrian Willoughby on 19th February, 2019 made the following changes:
alias2: Edmondston, alias3: Edmondstone