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Robert O'Meara

Robert O'Meara, one of 209 convicts transported on the Hindostan, 05 October 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert O'Meara
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster, Liverpool Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 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


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 230
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

Anonymous on 8th June, 2012 wrote:

Convict no. 53858 to van Diemen’s Land on the ‘Hindostan’ (2), voyage 170 departing London 7 Oct 1840, arriving 19 Jan 1841.
Convict Conduct Record, Tasmanian Archives (under "Meara O".
Stealing money from a commercial traveller. 10 yrs. Lancaster, Liverpool.  Occupation: Clerk. Single. 22yrs. Native Place: Tipperary. 6’1/2", Fair complexion, dk brown hair, large blue eyes, large nose, med. mouth. Respectable, orderly.
Fairly clear record. Ticket of Leave 13 Feb 1846. Conditional Pardon 30 Jan 1849. Note on record he returned as a passenger to Norfolk Island 1849.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 8th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1819-00-00, gender m

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