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Samuel Robinson

Samuel Robinson, one of 322 convicts transported on the Barossa, 09 May 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Robinson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Derby Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Barossa
Departure date: 9th May, 1844
Arrival date: 5th September, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 321 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 86
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 24th August, 2018 wrote:

20/3/1844 Derby Mercury Derbyshire, England:
Samuel Robinson, of Stanley, and George Hazlehurst, of Barlborough, charged with stealing a quantity of wheat, and oats, the property of Jane Wingfield and Hannah Wilson.

George Hazlehurst was also onboard.

Samuel Robinson was listed as 48 years old on arrival in VDL - he was born at Stapely.

Samuel was 5’6¾” tall, literate, ruddy complexion dark brown hair, dark brown to grey whiskers, blue eyes, stout made, nearly bald, breast hairy, scar over right eyebrow.

Married with 4 children, wife Anne.
Father: John
Mother: Mary
Sisters: Mary and Hannah - at native place.

25/9/1849: TOL

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 24th August, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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