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Robert Gunn, one of 200 convicts transported on the Fortune, November 1812
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 Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 90
||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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John McGowan on 25th October, 2013 wrote:
On 31 March 1812, subject Robert Gunn along with Alexander MacDonald alias White, appeared at Edinburgh High Court on a libel for six assault and robberies (no detail) committed during the Edinburgh Hogmanay Riots, 1811/1812. Both pled guilty and both transportation for life. See Edinburgh Evening Courant (No.15,727) dated 2 April 1812, p 3; and McGowan, John (2013) A New Civic Order: The contribution of the City of Edinburgh police, 1805-1812, p 271, p 285 and p 314
Convict Changes History
John McGowan on 25th October, 2013 made the following changes: