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Robert Gissing

Robert Gissing, one of 134 convicts transported on the Hercules, 24 December 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Gissing
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1788
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing beans
Convicted at: Suffolk Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hercules
Departure date: 24th December, 1824
Arrival date: 7th May, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 134 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 242
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

Maureen Withey on 5th January, 2021 wrote:

Wednesday last James Broadway, Hubert Harvey, Robert Carter, John Blomfleld, and Robt. Gissing, were removed from Ipswich County Gaol, to the hulks s at Gosport, in order to be transported for 7 years.
Bury and Norwich Post, 1 Sept 1824.

Maureen Withey on 5th January, 2021 wrote:

Hulk Reports. HO9-9-3,  page 15/55.

Received from Ipswich 26 Aug 1824.
Robert Gissing, age 36, Stealing beans,  Tried at Ipswich 5 July 1824, 7 years, Disposed of 7 Dec 24, NSW.

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Convict Index 1791-1873.

Robert Gissing, per Hercules 1825, Ticket of Leave, District: Brisbane Water; Tried, Suffolk Ass.

Robert Gissing, per Hercules 1825, Certificate of Freedom, 23 Nov 1831. TL 30/568.

Maureen Withey on 5th January, 2021 wrote:

1828 Census Index.
Robert Gissing, per Hercules, 20 Road Gang.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 5th January, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

Maureen Withey on 5th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1788 (prev. 0000), crime

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