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Robert Newton, one of 336 convicts transported on the Barrosa, 31 July 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 85 (44)
||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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Wildan on 4th April, 2012 wrote:
Correction:-I made an error, Mary Lees the Colonial wife of John Pearce/Pearse, did not arrive on the Friendship, she reirvad on the William Pitt in 1806, she was tried at Lancaster Castle and sentecned to 7 years with three of her nieces, Ann Hughes, Ellen McIntosh and Catherine Frazer. It was convict Elizabeth McGuiness (Maginnis) who reirvad on the Friendship in 1816, with her two children Thomas 7 and Elizabeth 5. Young Elizabeth, married in 1832 Richard, the Colonial born son, of John Pearce/Pearse and Mary Lees.Cheers Janice
Convict Changes History
Wildan on 4th April, 2012 made the following changes: