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Robert Fergus, one of 209 convicts transported on the Mermaid, 30 December 1850
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 397 (200)
||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 14th September, 2018 wrote:
14/7/1849 Leeds Intelligencer Yorkshire, England:
YORKSHIRE SUMMER ASSIZES
ROBERT FERGUS (20), and ROBERT DIXON (20), were charged with feloniously setting fire to a stack of wheat straw, belonging to Ralph Chipchase, at Hovingham, on the 31st of March last. GUILTY. To be each transported for 15 years.
*Robert Dixon was also on board.*
Robert Fergus was 5’3” tall, dark hair and eyes sallow complexion, single.
Occupation: Mason’s labourer.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 14th September, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1827 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime