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Robert Pulsford

Robert Pulsford, one of 280 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 27 October 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Pulsford
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 7th May, 1799
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 9th February, 1870
Age: 70 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 7 years

Crime: Simple larceny
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Norfolk
Departure date: 27th October, 1836
Arrival date: 12th February, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts

References

Primary source: Marriage and Death Certificates
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

Dianne Friar on 9th February, 2014 wrote:

Already married with 2 sons when convicted in England. Married 1843 in Sydney to Sarah Elizabeth Ralph.

D Wong on 10th February, 2014 wrote:

Robert Pulsford was 35 years old when convicted of stealing 11 loaves of bread, value 6s., the goods of Benjamin Taylor Nelson.

1822: Married Sarah Thornton (1803-1867)
2 children, George 1823-1897 and James 1828-1887.

1841: TOL Sydney
1/3/1843: COF

Then married Elizabeth Ralph.
5 children, Robert Henry 1842, Sarah Jane 1846, Elizabeth Louisa 1848, Charles Robert 1850 and Harriet Helena 1852.

1870: Robert died at Parramatta.

Debe Swan on 1st August, 2014 wrote:

Robert m. Sarah Elizabeth Ralph on 15 July 1843

Convict Changes History

Dianne Friar on 9th February, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 7th May, 1799 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

D Wong on 10th February, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 1870 (prev. 0000), crime

Debe Swan on 1st August, 2014 made the following changes:

source: Marriage and Death Certificates (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 392), date of death: 9th February, 1870 (prev. 1870)

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