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Robert Linford

Robert Linford, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Linford
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Desertion from army
Convicted at: London, Kings Mews Court Martial
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 263 (132)
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

D Wong on 1st April, 2013 wrote:

Robert Linford was 26 years old and came from Huntingdonshire.  His occupation was a “Soldier/Ploughman”.

28/11/1838: TOL Maitland
22/1/1840: TOL cancelled for being absent from muster.
22/6/1841: TOL Maitland.

25/11/1845: COF

17/9/1861: Sentenced at West Maitland to 1 month gaol with hard labour for stealing a coat belonging to William McMullen.

25/5/1867: Drunt at West Maitland - admonished and discharged.

Date of death not found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 1st April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1805, gender, occupation, crime

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