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Robert Ford

Robert Ford, one of 300 convicts transported on the Baring, April 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Ford
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1787
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Jedburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Baring
Departure date: April, 1815
Arrival date: 7th September, 1815
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 300 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 209 (106)
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

Lavinia on 20th June, 2012 wrote:

Tried 9 April 1814. Native Place: Berwick. Occupation: Labourer. Age: 26 years.

Source: James McClelland’s ‘Convicts Arriving in Australia’ Book 33.

Convict Changes History

Lavinia on 20th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1787-00-00, gender m

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