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Robert Hancock, one of 200 convicts transported on the Albion, 17 May 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
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 49 (26)
||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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Maureen Withey on 1st May, 2021 wrote:
Albion 1823. Surgeon’s Medical Journal . ADM 101/1/8B/11823
Folios 5-9: List of 200 convicts embarked on board the ship from HM hulks Leviathan and York, 8 May 1823, (names and details follow), also includes gaoler character references (not recorded below):
Folio 5: Robert Hancock, aged 31, convict, trade Baker; where born unknown, offence, stealing; date of conviction 14 March 1822, where convicted, Cambridge.
Robert Hancock, old offender, who had been twice before convicted of felony, was found guilty stealing a great coat, the property of Mr. T. Wilkin, of Soham, and, after a suitable admonition from the learned Serjeant, was sentenced to be transported seven years.
Cambridge Chronicle, 29 March 1822.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 1st May, 2021 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1793 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime