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Peter Plummer

Peter Plummer, one of 170 convicts transported on the Royal Sovereign, 25 July 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Peter Plummer
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 16th February, 1856
Age: 41 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Berks. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Royal Sovereign
Departure date: 25th July, 1835
Arrival date: 12th December, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 170 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 117 (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

Dulcie Banks on 15th January, 2012 wrote:

Peter married Anne Beare in 1822 at St. Saviors Church, Goulburn and they had 6 children. He was killed when only 40 years old "when in crossing the Cooma Creek he fell under the wheels of the loaded bullock dray and was killed". Buried in Cooma cemetery.

Convict Changes History

Dulcie Banks on 15th January, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1815-00-00, date of death 1856-02-16, gender m

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