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Robert Newburn

Robert Newburn, one of 296 convicts transported on the Pyrenees, 31 January 1853

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Newburn
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1891
Age: 64 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: York. Northallerton Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pyrenees
Departure date: 31st January, 1853
Arrival date: 30th April, 1853
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 295 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 26
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

Rita Dolan on 21st January, 2013 wrote:

Born in Stockton UK,1827
Christened 25th Feb 1827, St Thomas, Stockton.
Married Emma Eacott 1870, Freemantle Australia.
Died 1891 Mandurall, Australia.
He had 9 children and stayed in Australia after his seven year sentance.
He opend a school in Mandurall and was a teacher.

Convict Changes History

Rita Dolan on 21st January, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1827, date of death 1891

Rita Dolan on 21st January, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1827, date of death 1891

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