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Robert Peters

Robert Peters, one of 184 convicts transported on the Georgiana, 28 September 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Peters
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 12th October, 1906
Age: 87 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex, Westminster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Georgiana
Departure date: 28th September, 1832
Arrival date: 1st February, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts

References

Primary source: Find A Grave. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 431 (216). Tasmanian Archives, Conduct Record (CON31-1-35, image 116) https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2Q8-NNWM?from=lynx1UIV8&treeref=G9QS-8M4
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

Iris Dunne on 23rd January, 2019 wrote:

Conduct Record: Transported for stealing
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-35$init=CON31-1-35p116

greg peters on 28th January, 2019 wrote:

31/5/1839 Granted Freedom

17/11/1839 Arrived in Port Phillip Bay aboard the Brig Brazil Packet.

14/1/1851: Married Ellen Close at St James Church Melbourne VIC.  They had 8 children, 4 boys and 4 girls.

12/10/1906: Robert Peters died at Holbrook, NSW, aged 87 and was buried at Holbrook Cemetery.

09/11/1907 Wife Elen died at Holbrook, NSW, aged 78 and was buried with her husband Robert at Holbrook Cemetery.

greg peters on 8th August, 2019 wrote:

25 Aug 1837 Tickets of Leave Have been granted to the undermentioned convicts on the anniversary of His Majesty’s Birth Day :-Robert Peters, Georgiana

Iris Dunne on 3rd February, 2021 wrote:

Find A Grave Memorial ID No. 185853600
(Date of Death of 25 Oct. 1906 possibly Burial date)
Plot: Section B1, Row 1, Plot 9, with wife Ellen
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/185853600/robert-peters

Convict Changes History

greg peters on 22nd January, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 29th August, 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 12th October, 1906 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Iris Dunne on 23rd January, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 431 (216). Tasmanian Archives, Conduct Record (CON31-1-35, image 116) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Numbe

greg peters on 29th January, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1819 (prev. 29th August, 1815)

greg peters on 3rd February, 2021 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 431 (216). Tasmanian Archives, Conduct Record (CON31-1-35, image 116) https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2Q8-NNWM?from=lynx1UIV8&treeref=G9QS

Iris Dunne on 3rd February, 2021 made the following changes:

source: Find A Grave. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 431 (216). Tasmanian Archives, Conduct Record (CON31-1-35, image 116) https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2Q8-NNWM?from=lynx1UIV

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