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Peter Roberts

Peter Roberts, one of 171 convicts transported on the Elizabeth, 11 August 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Peter Roberts
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1826
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Elizabeth
Departure date: 11th August, 1820
Arrival date: 31st December, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 366
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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Maureen Withey on 30th October, 2019 wrote:

Lancaster Assizes
The following prisoners have been tried since our last : ...Robert Jones, 15, George Carnes, 15, Thomas Thompson, 10, Peter Roberts, 17,  John Jones, 11, John Burrowes, 19, John Murphy, 14, Eliza Adams, 18, Mary Tittle, 20, and Susannah Mil legan, 17, for a burglary in the house of Richd. Williams, at Liverpool. —Roberts, Guilty, the others Acquitted.

Maureen Withey on 30th October, 2019 wrote:

Above news report in Lancaster Gazette, 1 April 1820.

Ann Marie Gould on 27th April, 2020 wrote:

7 March 1826 – Hanged at Sydney for robbery at South Creek

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 30th October, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

Ann Marie Gould on 27th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 1826 (prev. 0000)

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