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Robert Heffer

Robert Heffer, one of 297 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 01 January 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Heffer
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Warehouse breaking
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Bangalore
Departure date: 1st January, 1850
Arrival date: 30th April, 1850
Place of arrival Moreton Bay
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 143 (73)
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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A. Follower on 17th January, 2020 wrote:

c1808: Stated aged 41, in 1849 Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks.

17-Aug-1846: Indicted for breaking and entering the warehouse of Francis Marcus Beresford, at St. John, Southwark, and stealing 25 hides, value 22l. 10s., his property.GUILTY .—Recommended to mercy by the Jury, on account of their previous characters. Transported for Ten Years.

[Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 16 January 2020), August 1846, trial of ROBERT HEFFER JOHN LEWIS (t18460817-1723)]

30-Sep-1849: Detained on the Prison Hulk, Warrior, at Woolwich, London.

[Great Britain Home Office & Australian Joint Copying Project & National Library of Australia & Library of New South Wales & Great Britain Public Record Office., “Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks, 1849, (File 99-101. AJCP Reel No: 5206)”, Warrior Convict Hulk at Woolwich, Page 121]

Convict Changes History

A. Follower on 17th January, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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