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David Roberts

David Roberts, one of 300 convicts transported on the Isabella, 11 July 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Roberts
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 2nd May, 1837
Age: 27 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: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Denbigh Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 11th July, 1833
Arrival date: 14th November, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 299 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 164
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

D Wong on 3rd August, 2019 wrote:

David Roberts was married with 1 child, wife, Hephsaiba, at N.P. Wrexham.

1833 Muster: Assigned to Mr. Thorneloe.
1835 Muster: Assigned to P. Roberts Esq.

2/5/1837: Died at HM Colonial Hospital, Hobart. Listed as 27 years old.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 3rd August, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), date of death: 2nd May, 1837 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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