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William Robinson

William Robinson, one of 188 convicts transported on the John, 18 July 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Robinson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Convict
Date of Death: 4th May, 1895
Age: 83 years

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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: John
Departure date: 18th July, 1827
Arrival date: 25th November, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 188 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 232
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

Lyn Forde on 27th January, 2012 wrote:

William worked as a Government Servant for Charles Prucell in the Evan District.  In the 1828 cencus he was working for John Bayless at Richmond NSW.  He died at Colyton NSW at the age of 84 years and is buried at St Mary Magdalene Anglican Cemetery, St Marys NSW

Convict Changes History

Lyn Forde on 27th January, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1812-00-00, date of death 1895-05-04, gender m

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