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Robert King

Robert King, one of 200 convicts transported on the Marquis of Huntley, 10 May 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert King
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Embezzlement
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Marquis of Huntley
Departure date: 10th May, 1826
Arrival date: 13th September, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 35 (19)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd November, 2020 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856
Robert King
Age: 30. Birth Year: 1796
Treatment Year: 1826
Treatment Place: United Kingdom
Nature of the Disease; Some years ago had his right knee injured by a fall, subsequently by another on board the Hulk at Chatham. Has begun to swell .....
Date taken ill:  7th June 1826.
Notes; Of a weak sickly habit, was convicted of embezzlement and sentenced to 7 years transportation
Discharged; Convalescent. 21st July 1826.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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