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William Robins

William Robins, one of 136 convicts transported on the Royal Charlotte, 18 November 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Robins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Plaisterer
Date of Death: 9th May, 1890
Age: 69 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: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Royal Charlotte
Departure date: 18th November, 1824
Arrival date: 29th April, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 136 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 223 (113). State Archives NSW, TOL Butts (Series: NRS 12202; Item: [4/4101]&[4/4173]) & Gaol Description Book (Roll: 2372). Find A Grave, Memorial No. 159763775.
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

Lynne Johannes on 3rd November, 2018 wrote:

29/9/1840 married Sarah Smith, also a convict.
Buried together in Hinton Pioneer Cemetery,
Row 16, Hinton NSW.

Iris Dunne on 3rd November, 2018 wrote:

Ticket of Leave No.36/236 dated 7 March 1836, Trial: 15 July 1824, Sentence: Life, (written across - Cancelled for stealing a bridle 14 April 1842 Reg. 42/3872) & (written across - Restored Vide 43/503)

Ticket of Leave No.43/503 dated 7th February 1843 in the District of Newcastle, Trial: 15th July 1824, Sentence: Life (Written across - Cancelled above in District of Newcastle Reg.No. 44/3024)

Gaol Description Book No.80: William Robins, Aged 62, Vessel Arrived on: Royal Charlotte in 1825, Date of Admission: January 1883 in Maitland Gaol, Religion: Church of England, Trade: Plasterer, cannot read or write

Iris Dunne on 6th November, 2018 wrote:

Find A Grave:-
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/159763775/william-robins

Convict Changes History

Lynne Johannes on 3rd November, 2018 made the following changes:

term: 7 years (prev. 99 years), date of death: 9th May, 1890 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

Iris Dunne on 3rd November, 2018 made the following changes:

term: 99 years (prev. 7 years), source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 223 (113). State Archives NSW, TOL Butts (Series: NRS 12202; Item: [4/4101]&[4/4173]) & Gaol Description Book (Roll: 23

Iris Dunne on 6th November, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 223 (113). State Archives NSW, TOL Butts (Series: NRS 12202; Item: [4/4101]&[4/4173]) & Gaol Description Book (Roll: 2372). Find A Grave, Memorial No.

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