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Robert Gordon, one of 200 convicts transported on the Albion, 17 May 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||30th April, 1832
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||London Gaol Delivery
17th May, 1823
21st October, 1823
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 52
||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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AaronRichard on 19th January, 2016 wrote:
Convicted on 12 April 1820 and sentenced to 7 years’ transportation, but not transported until 1823 on the Albion.
A great deal of further infractions whilst a convict, including highway robbery and violent assault.
Eventually hanged in Hobart on Monday 30 April 1832, for burglary of the home of Laughlin Reynolds. Physical description records are missing, although Hobart Town Courier report on the hangings gave his age as 26.
Convict Changes History
AaronRichard on 19th January, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), date of death: 30th April, 1832 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime