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Robert Dennington Ford

Robert Dennington Ford, one of 270 convicts transported on the Lord Raglan, 03 March 1858

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Dennington Ford
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 2nd September, 1835
Occupation: Printer
Date of Death: 2nd January, 1904
Age: 68 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 6 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 6 years
Ship: Lord Raglan
Departure date: 3rd March, 1858
Arrival date: 1st June, 1858
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 259 (131)
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

Sarah McKibbin on 6th April, 2021 wrote:

Married Esther Sanders before conviction in London.

Left Western Australia for New South Wales in 1870. Resided in Bourke, New South Wales from at least 1883 to 1903. Died at Rookwood Asylum on 2 January 1904; paralysis and dysentery were the causes of death.

Convict Changes History

Sarah McKibbin on 28th March, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 2nd September, 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Sarah McKibbin on 6th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 2nd January, 1904 (prev. 0000)

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