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Robert Offer

Robert Offer, one of 170 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 13 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Offer
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 21 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: 21 years
Ship: Bengal Merchant
Departure date: 13th March, 1828
Arrival date: 10th August, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 339 (171)
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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Maureen Withey on 8th May, 2019 wrote:

Tas Record CON31-1-29 Image 359
Robt. Offer, Bengal Merchant 1828
Wilts 28 July 1827 21 yrs
Transported for 3 larcenies. Gaol report: Convicted of felony by ... Hulk report – Very bad. Married. Dead.

Maureen Withey on 18th July, 2019 wrote:

Robert Offer for stealing 2 bushels of wheat. Salisbury Journal, 30 July 27.

Hulk rport, HO 9-3-1 p.6.
Robert Offer, age 40, 3 larcenies. convicted at New Sarum 28 July, sentenced to tranpsortation for 21 years. Left hulk for NSW 4 Mar ? (- date very indistinct.)

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