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Robert Kemp, one of 200 convicts transported on the Fame, 09 October 1816
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 288
||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, 2019 wrote:
At Salisbury the following prisoners were capitally convicted. Robert Kemp, for stealing a mare; ...The Judge has intention to reprieve the mentioned prisoners.
Taunton Courier, 21 Mar 1816
Prison Hulk Records HO 9-8-3 p.43
Received (11 prisoners) from wiltshire 20 May 1816
Robert Kemp, age 19, convicted at Wiltshire of a felony, 9 March 1816, and sentenced to transportation for Life. NSW.
D Wong on 2nd May, 2019 wrote:
Robert Kemp was 19 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Salisbury, Wilshire.
Occupation: Labourer/horse breaker.
Robert was 5’5½” tall, ruddy complexion, black hair, hazel eyes.
1829: TOL Sydney
1830: TOL Sydney
19/10/1831: Recommended for a CP
1/1/1842: Recommended for a Absolute Pardon.
13/1/1843: Absolute Pardon.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 2nd May, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime