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Robert Morley

Robert Morley, one of 209 convicts transported on the Hindostan, 05 October 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Morley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Servant gentleman
Date of Death: 1st March, 1883
Age: 81 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Bigamy
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Hindostan
Departure date: 5th October, 1840
Arrival date: 19th January, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 208 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 232. Tasmanian Archives, Conduct Record (CON33-1-4, Image 121)& Departure Record (POL220-1-2, p26)
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

Iris Dunne on 18th November, 2018 wrote:

Conduct Record: Tried 12 August 1840, Protestant, Can read and write, Aged 38, Trade: Butler & Steward, Transported for Bigamy, Married, Ticket of Leave 8th September 1846, Conditional Pardon Approved 26 September 1848
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-4$init=CON33-1-4p121

Departure Port: Launceston on Ship Swift on 2 May 1852 Bound to Melbourne, Robert Morley Free by Servitude
https://stors.tas.gov.au/POL220-1-2$init=POL220-1-2p014

Convict Changes History

Tessa Morley on 12th November, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 1st March, 1883 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

Iris Dunne on 18th November, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 232. Tasmanian Archives, Conduct Record (CON33-1-4, Image 121)& Departure Record (POL220-1-2, p26) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm

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