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Robert Rhodes, one of 176 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, 29 May 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||30th August, 1805
|Date of Death:
||24th December, 1884
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||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.
||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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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