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Robert Harris

Robert Harris, one of 180 convicts transported on the Almorah, April 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Harris
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1788
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1st August, 1820
Age: 32 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Almorah
Departure date: April, 1817
Arrival date: 29th August, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 342
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th May, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania.
Ship; Almorah
No; 51
Name; Robert Harris
Age on Arrival; 29
Trade; Labourer
Native; Place; London
Remarks; DIED; 1 Aug 1820

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th July, 2021 wrote:

Burials in the Parish of St Davids, Hobart in the Year 1820
No; 413
Name;  Robert Harris  
When Died; 1820, 1 Aug
When buried; 1820, 2 Aug
Age; 30 years [1789]
Ship’s Name; Almorah
Quality or profession. Convict
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; R Knopwood

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th July, 2021 wrote:

Conduct Record;-
No; 51
Name; Robert Harris
Ship; To NSW per Almorah and Hobart per Pilot
Trial - Sept 1816 - 7 years

1817 - 1 Dec - Absent from Muster - Acquitted
1820 - 26 Jul - Invalid / Absent from Sunday Muster

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th May, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1788 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1st August, 1820 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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