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Owen Roberts, one of 350 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 25 June 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Lancaster. Liverpool Quarter Session
25th June, 1838
26th October, 1838
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 349 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 289 (146). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 25th April, 2014 wrote:
Owen Roberts was convicted at Lancaster on 09/04/1838 for stealing a yard of black cloth. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Coromandel’ arriving 25/10/1838.
Gaol Report: obedient. Previous offence.
Hulk Report: orderly
Single man; boilermaker; aged 19yrs; native place - Liverpool; light red hair; Hazel eyes; sallow complexion; 5’ 3 3/4”.
Assignments in Colony.
Ticket of Leave 09/12/1842
Free Certificate 07/02/1852
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 25th April, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 289 (146). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 289