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Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson, one of 254 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 12 April 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Johnson
Aliases: Pearson, Charles (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Fisherman
Date of Death: 1848
Age: 31 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Gilmore
Departure date: 12th April, 1843
Arrival date: 19th August, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 253 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 267 (135)
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

Leonie Dolley on 29th April, 2013 wrote:

Robert received his ticket of leave 20\4\1847. He died in hospital on Maria Island from injuries received on a craft that was nearby at the time 10\1\1848.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 29th April, 2013 made the following changes:

alias1 Pearson, Charles (alias) (prev. Pearson, Charles (Alias)), date of birth 1817, date of death 1848, gender, occupation, crime

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