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Robert Rhodes

Robert Rhodes, one of 176 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, 29 May 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Rhodes
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 30th August, 1805
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: 24th December, 1884
Age: 79 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: Highway robbery
Convicted at: York (West Riding) Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Melville
Departure date: 29th May, 1830
Arrival date: 21st October, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 380. State Archives NSW, Convict Indent (Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4015]; Microfiche: 676)& COF Butts (NRS 12210). Death Index. Ancestry.
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 14th November, 2018 wrote:

Convict Indents: Aged 25, cannot read or write, Protestant, Married with 2 children, Native Place: Yorkshire, Trade: Tailor 7 years Keeper, Offence: Highway Robbery, C. 46/316, Tried: Sheffield on 28th Oct. 1829, How Disposed Of: 70 Bloomfield, Maitland

Certificate of Freedom No.46/316 dated 23 March 1846, Place of Trial: York on 28 October 1829

Death 24 Dec 1884 in Liverpool, NSW - Registration No. 8742/1884

Convict Changes History

Diane Ashmore on 14th November, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 30th August, 1805 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1885 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Iris Dunne on 14th November, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 380. State Archives NSW, Convict Indent (Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4015]; Microfiche: 676)& COF Butts (NRS 12210). Death Index. Ancestry. (prev. Aust

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