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Robert Peate

Robert Peate, one of 184 convicts transported on the Phoenix, November 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Peate
Aliases: Pate
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Sawyer
Date of Death: 9th January, 1836
Age: 32 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Shop lifting
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: November, 1821
Arrival date: 20th May, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 119 (61)
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

D Wong on 31st May, 2019 wrote:

Arrived NSW.

Robert Pate arrived on the ‘Phoenix” 1822.
Some confusion as also listed as having arrived per ‘Chapman’ 1826.

Robert Pate was 23 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Birmingham.

Robert was illiterate, single, 5’6½” tall, fair ruddy complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes.

25/8/1831: Farmer’s man aged 28.

20/8/1835: Newcastle Gaol Entrance Book:
Sawyer from Birmingham.  Admitted to Newcastle gaol.  Remanded for further examination.
Committed for trial at the Quarter Sessions.
Forwarded to Maitland for trial on 31/10/1835.

Aged 32. Assigned to the Iron gang.

9/1/1836: Newcastle Hospital Register Book of Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle. Burials.

9/1/1836: Convict Death Register - Robert died at Newcastle Hospital.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 31st May, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Pate, date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 9th January, 1836 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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