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William Robinson, one of 320 convicts transported on the Clyde, 11 March 1863
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 517 (260)
||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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D Wong on 14th December, 2013 wrote:
William Robinson was convicted along with Hugh Earl of manslaughter. They were involved in the “Murderous Affray at Brocklewath” in which a man was killed.
William was 5’9” tall, single, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, fresh complexion, stout, boil marks on left arm and leg, was literate and protestant.
15/5/1865: TOL 23/9/1869: CP at Newcastle, WA.
1865: Blacksmith for himself.
Known areas: Toodyay
1872: Married Sarah Ann Meredith, they had 11 children. Sarah was a well known midwife in the area.
William became a pastoralist in WA.
No death date found.
Emma Takes on 20th April, 2016 wrote:
Toodyay, WA Cemetery records : ROBINSON , William, 1838 - 1903, (buried with daughter Isabella)
Western Australia Birth, Deaths & Marriages: 1071/1903 Robinson William aged 65; Parents Robert & Earl Sarah; born Cumberland Eng
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 14th December, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1840, gender, occupation, crime
Emma Takes on 20th April, 2016 made the following changes:
date of death: 1903 (prev. 0000)