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Robert King, one of 300 convicts transported on the General Hewett, August 1813
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Patrick, Thomas (alias), Thomas Patrick
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||10th April, 1842
life span was 55 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 122
||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 29th April, 2021 wrote:
Nottingham, March. — Our Assizes, which commenced Saturday last before Sir Vicary Gibbs, closed this day. Eight persons have received sentence of death, namely : —Robert King, alias Thomas Patrick, a private in the Sussex Militia, now lying here, for having committed the crime sodomy the body John Jenner, his comrade and bedfellow; ...
Oxford University and City Herald, 27 Mar 1813.
At Nottingham Assizes, Robert King, alias Thomas Patrick, found guilty of a most detestable offence, received sentence of death, and was left for execution on Wednesday, 31st instant.
Sussex Advertiser, 5 April 1813.
Robert King, alias Thomas Patrick, who was condemned at the late Town assizes, has received respite for one month.
Nottingham Gazette, 26 Mar 1813.
Convict Death Register.
Robert King, per General Hewitt, Date: 10/04/1842. District; Illawarra Woolongong; Also Thomas and Patrick.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 29th April, 2021 made the following changes:
alias1: Patrick, Thomas (alias) (prev. Patrick, Thomas (Alias)), alias2: Thomas Patrick, date of death: 10th April, 1842 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime