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Robert Long

Robert Long, one of 184 convicts transported on the Georgiana, 28 September 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Long
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 27th March, 1868
Age: 59 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Georgiana
Departure date: 28th September, 1832
Arrival date: 1st February, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 429 (215)
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 5th March, 2018 wrote:

Robert Long was listed as being 23 years old on arrival in VDL (born 1809) also found birth date of 1804.  He was transported for ‘stealing flour from his master’.

Robert was 5’4” tall, reddish brown hair, light grey eyes, C.E. Bridge 30 Sepr. 1832 2 sprigs ins left arm.

Married - wife Caroline Emma at Edmonton.

1833-35 Musters: Assigned to Mr. John McLeod.

12/2/1838: Married Ann Gilby (Edward 1834) - Listed as a Miller for the rest of his life.
25/7/1839: Robert
9/5/1841: Mary Anne
1/8/1842: Francis

3/10/1843: Wife Ann Gilby died at Campbell Town, aged 25.

3/11/1841: CP
7/12/1853: Free Certificate - Campbell Town.

30/10/1858: Married Ellen Harding/Malvalich at Campbell Town.
13/9/1860: James
1861: Dawson Charles - died 1862
23/12/1861: Dawson Cowgill

27/3/1868: Robert Long died at Campbell Town of a liver complaint.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 5th March, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 27th March, 1868 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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