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Sentenced to 7 years
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Maureen Withey on 12th December, 2019 wrote:
407 David Robb, Arrived 29 Dec 1844, aged 22. Convicted at Bombay Ct. Ml., 25 Nov 1843, sentenced to 7 years for Insubordination. A protestant, he could read and write and was single. Statement of offence: Threatening language and striking Serjt. McDonald, b&w (bread & water) Desertion 20 days 78th Highlanders. Native place, nr Glasgow. 78th Highlanders, served in 72nd, for 2 years and 78th 2 years and 6 months. Trade, engineer, 3 yrs. Family, Father, John, Sister Jane, at N.P.
Ticket of Leave: 13 March 1849.
Free Cert: 2/12/1850
Tasmanian Marriage Permission
Permission was granted 10 July 1849, to David Robb, Tenasserim, to marry Susan Smith, free. Record says: Not married, - see letter from Mr Ewing dated 31 October 1849.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 12th December, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Conduct Record. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON37-1-2$init=CON37-1-2p70
Convict Indent: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON16-1-2$init=CON16-1-2p180 and https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON16-1-2$init=CON16-1-2p18